France exits fossil fuel treaty to boost renewables drive


Brussels (AFP) Oct 21, 2022
France is pulling out of a 1994 treaty that had the effect of protecting investment in fossil fuels when Europe is retooling towards a greener future, President Emmanuel Macron announced Friday. “France has decided to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty,” he told a news conference in Brussels after an EU summit, two days after the Netherlands made a similar announcement. The move was This article was originally published by Read the original article here.

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