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France Announces Cuts To Nuclear & Coal, Boost For Wind & Solar

November 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech on Tuesday in which he announced a raft of new energy policies, including a promise to close the country's remaining four coal-fired power plants by 2022 and 14 of the country's 900 MW first-generation nuclear reactors by 2035. 


Macron’s One Planet Summit Boasts Plenty Of Movement, But Mum On Fossil Fuels?

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

French President Emmanuel Macron's One Planet Summit seems to have gone off without a hitch on Tuesday in Paris, and the flood of announcements that have poured out of the event have shown a lot of willingness to commit to tackle climate change, but eyebrows are being raised at the seeming lack of commitment by governments to turn away from funding fossil fuels. 



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