Environmental groups take France to court over climate change inaction

French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) in Gigiri, within Nairobi, Kenya March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

PARIS (Reuters) – Environmental groups including Greenpeace and Oxfam have filed an unprecedented court action against the French government, accusing it of insufficient policy actions to tackle climate change. The groups aim to persuade the Paris Administrative court to force the government to apply its own policies, such as the multi-year energy plan, known as […]

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