pressure strike This initiative by LR deputies comes after the publication on social networks on Sunday of a video in which Emmanuel Macron considers that the condemnation of the State for climate inaction was “not for (his) apple”
Emmanuel Macron during COP 27, in November, in Egypt. (Illustration) — Ludovic Marin/AP/SIPA
The group Les Républicains (LR) has asked for on Wednesday the creation of an information mission to the Assembly with a view to setting up an observatory to monitor France’s climate objectives, which are not sufficiently controlled according to these deputies. This request has been made by the eight LR members of the Assembly’s Sustainable Development Committee to its Chairman, Jean-Marc Zulesi (Renaissance).
“Facing the absence of control tools put in place; disposal of the Assembly, aware of the ever-increasing expectations of our fellow citizens in climate matters, we propose the creation of an information mission aimed at set up an observatory for monitoring climate objectives by France”, announce these deputies, including Pierre Vatin, elected official from Oise, and Antoine Vermorel-Marques (Loire).
“The right must put the ecological transition at the heart of its project”
“While it is necessary to set ambitious targets, once the law is passed, Parliament cannot ignore the climate. The role of deputies must certainly be to control the government on the objectives it sets for it,” explain these elected LR, a party until now. present judged little present in the climate debate.
“The right must clearly put the ecological transition at the heart of its project,” also believes LR MEP Agnès Evren in an op-ed published by The World. “Achieving neutrality carbon in 2050, favoring a global approach, reconciling ecological ambition and economic pragmatism must be at the heart of the ideas of the future Republican presidency,” after the election to the head of the party in December, according to her.
This initiative by LR deputies comes after the publication on social networks on Sunday of a video in which Emmanuel Macron believes that the condemnation of the State for climate inaction was “not for (his) apple” but for the period 2015-2018.