Emmanuel Macron promises to “strengthen” France’s efforts to achieve the goals

In a video posted on social networks, the President of the Republic explained in detail the road map related to the climate.

France is neededdouble“his”degree of effort“If he wants to achieve his goals in 2030, to reduce carbon emissions, President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that the activity sector (transport, agriculture …

Today we are not there. And if we don’t change something, we won’t“, he explains in a video posted on social networks two days after collecting the discreet “green planning councilIn the Elysee. “If we want to reach our 2030 target, we need to go to 270 million tons of CO2 emissions.“Against 410 million tons in 2022,” the head of state reminds.this means that between now and 2030 we have to reduce 140 million tonnes (…), which means that we simply have to double the effort compared to what we have done in the last five years.“.

A strategy deemed insufficient by the Climate Action Network

Anne Bringault of Réseau Action Climat, which unites 27 NGOs including Greenpeace, welcomes this observation: the president “finally, it acknowledges the delay in meeting France’s climate goals and the need to greatly accelerate action.” But “concrete measures are still awaited“, regrets,”only the decision table is offered“.

The President actually mentioned the CO2 emissions of the main sector contributing to the warming of the atmosphere – from transport, which is the leading source of emissions in France with 30%, to waste (3%), agriculture (19%), industry (19%). ), construction (18%) and energy (10%). in transport”we couldn’t bring it down“, he admitted, defended”intensify» current policy: electrifying the private car fleet with a conversion bonus, an environmental bonus and, above all, car manufacturing in France.

A strategy deemed insufficient by the Climate Action Network, where the electric car is only part of the solution. “Emmanuel Macron announced electric car leasing for 100 euros, but it is impossible to build without subsidizing foreign cars, because French manufacturers do not make affordable small cars, you will have to twist their arm.Anne Bringault says. Announcement of events planned by Elisabeth Borne in Februaryimprovement of public transport infrastructure” will bemain point“, according to him:”This will certainly be the first indication of real change“.

Environmental planning in all sectors

For agriculture,we need to go much further to reduce our emissions“, called the president, who intends to have the final plan”in June“. This should be expressed in a future law in favor of the placement of young farmers. Linking agriculture and energy, Emmanuel Macron indicates that aid for the installation of young farmers can be linked to objectives in terms of energy production, biomass or carbon storage improvement.

From here”March April“The president also thinks”to finalize the forestry strategy“replant”billion treesto improve carbon sequestration. CO2 uptake by vegetation has collapsed in France since 2013 due to drought and fires. No announcements are made on the building side, many sounds are heard from residential and public buildings, hospitals, schools, etc. calls for a massive energy overhaul plan for The president simply said, “consultation“into”February» and search « saysa slightly more innovative way to organize efforts“.

In the industry, after bringing together representatives of the 50 most polluting sectors at the Elysée in November, he recalls a set of targets.at the end of Mayto evaluatedecarbonisation strategy“. In energy, he announces from here “February March“new”sobriety plan“The Prime Minister is responsible for making an announcement”to plan“from here”may june“.

Saturday’s Official Journal details the activities of the new regional energy committees, which have been piloted by the prefects and presidents of the region under dual command and are responsible for organizing renewable electricity, heat recovery networks or cold production in the areas. “I do not hide from you that there is a lot, a lot, a lot of workEmmanuel Macron finished his words. “We are in trouble (…) It will take public money, but it will also take private money“. In the “Journal du Dimanche” magazine, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire “An additional 60-70 billion euros per year» the cost of effort required to make the energy transition successful.

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