Macron kicks off climate measures with visit to shrinking Alps glacier


After a government 'environmental defence council' meeting at which the French government announced a series of measures to combat climate change and protect bio-diversity, President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday visited a vast, shrinking glacier at the foot of the Mont Blanc where he said its melting 'is irrefutable proof of global warming'.

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French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to create a new reserve around Mont Blanc as part of a raft of environmental policies, reports BBC News.