France to 'cut carbon emissions by 30 per cent by 2030'


President François Hollande unveils plans to make France 'the nation of environmental excellence', aims to cut fossil fuel use in half by 2050.

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France will reduce its use of fossil fuels by 30 per cent by 2030 and by half by 2050, President François Hollande said on Friday when he opened a two-day conference on the environment in Paris on Friday, reports RFI.