New French energy law puts off difficult climate decisions

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he speaks during a news conference to unveil his policy response to the yellow vests protest, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

PARIS (Reuters) – France has set more ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions by 2050 but few measures will take effect on President Emmanuel Macron’s watch as the “yellow vest” protest movement limits his scope for environmental protection. A draft new “energy transition law”, presented to cabinet on Tuesday and seen by Reuters, pledges to […]

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