Emmanuel Macron under attack over climate change

Photo of Emmanuel Macron under attack over climate change

French president accused of doing too little, as he appoints new environment minister

French environment campaigners have warned Emmanuel Macron is doing too little to combat climate change and must radically rethink his environment policy if he is to honour his promise to “make this planet great again”.

Renewed criticism of the centrist French president’s approach to green issues came as Macron replaced his former environment minister, the TV personality Nicolas Hulot, who quit last week saying the government was in thrall to powerful lobby groups and taking only “mini-steps” that were insufficient to deal with climate change.

Continue reading...
view The Guardian: World News
#world news
#climate change
#emmanuel macron