FRANCE'S NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN
FT - France will delay by 10 years the shutdown of part of its nuclear power industry in order to fulfil President Emmanuel Macron's aim of making the country carbon-neutral by 2050, the government said on Tuesday.
François de Rugy, environment minister, presented an energy and climate bill to the cabinet that will enshrine the 2050 target in law, by proposing to cut greenhouse gas emissions to less than a sixth of their 1990 levels, compared to a quarter in the current legislation.
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