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Macron has a new climate plan for France

The French president was criticized for forgetting the climate in his election campaign. Now, his environment minister is about to make climate regulation one of the country's largest ambitions.

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The recently-appointed French environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, has published a five-year plan for meeting the country's obligations under the Paris climate deal, reports Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

One of the stand-out points among the five major themes and 23 concrete focus points concerns the automobile industry. France is aiming for an end to petrol and diesel cars by 2030.

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