French Court Finds Government Failed to Take Action to Combat Climate Crisis

HeadlineFeb 04, 2021

Climate activists in France celebrated a historic victory this week after a court ruled the French state failed to take necessary action to fight the climate catastrophe. The case was brought by four environmental groups and backed by over 2 million people through an online petition. The French state was ordered to pay a symbolic one euro to each of the four organizations while the court reviews other potential steps President Emmanuel Macron’s government might be asked to take.

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