Keyword: Nicolas Hulot

France to stop granting oil exploration licences

Environment minister promises no new licences for oil and gas exploration in France and overseas territories under Macron presidency.

France to shut down 'some' nuclear reactors, pledges new minister

New French environment and energy minister Nicolas Hulot, a figurehead of the French Green movement, announced on Monday 'we are going to close some nuclear reactors and it won't be just a symbolic move'.

Paris climate conference protests to go on despite ban on march


Following the recent terror attacks, public demonstrations have been banned in Paris. This includes the huge march for the climate planned for Sunday November 29th, on the eve of the opening of the COP 21 climate change conference in the French capital. Some groups have described the ban as an attack on civil liberties. Meanwhile the march organisers, the Coalition Climat 21, have vowed that some form of public demonstration – within the law – will still take place. Jade Lindgaard reports.

France says penny-pinching risks global climate deal success in 2015

Foreign minister Laurent Fabius says new climate aid pledges to poor countries are an ‘absolute precondition’ for next year's summit.