Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.8% in France in 2023, says Attal

Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.8% in France in 2023, says Attal
Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.8% in France in 2023, says Attal

A positive result for Gabriel Attal. Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.8% in France in 2023 compared to 2022, the Prime Minister indicated this Wednesday, May 22. The head of government made this announcement during a meeting in Mayenne.

“We received from Citepa (an organization specializing in these broadcasts, Editor’s note) the final figures for CO2 emissions in 2023. They actually fell in France by 5.8%“, confided Gabriel Attal. A decline of 2.7% over the whole of 2022 was noted.

We have no lessons to learn from anyone in terms of ecological and environmental efficiency“, also declared the Prime Minister during this speech in Mayenne. France wants reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% (-55% net) by 2030 in order to comply with European commitments.

By 2050, the country aims toachieve carbon neutrality. Several environmental NGOs have initiated legal proceedings against France, called the “Case of the Century”. These organizations asked the State toact more for the climate. According to them, these reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are above all cyclical (mild winter, economic slowdown, etc.).

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