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Macron, Emmanuel (1977- )

France Will Renationalize EDF

PARIS — France said on Wednesday that it would renationalize its state-backed electricity giant to help ensure the country’s energy sovereignty as Europe faces a worsening energy crisis from Russia’s war in Ukraine. The move would give the government more…

Redesign Around Notre-Dame to Keep Tourists Moving and Lower Temperatures

PARIS — An overhaul of the area around Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris will open it up toward the Seine River and help millions of visitors flow through more easily while also mitigating the effects of climate change, city officials said…

New Brand of Activist Takes Aim at Ukraine War and Climate Crisis, Together

BRUSSELS — Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, had just finished a speech at a major conference on Europe. While he lingered onstage, soaking up adulation and taking pictures with fans, little did he know that two young women in…

France Announces a Big Buildup of Its Nuclear Power Program

President Emmanuel Macron announced a major buildup of France’s huge nuclear power program on Thursday, pledging to construct up to 14 new-generation reactors and a fleet of smaller nuclear plants as the country seeks to slash planet-warming emissions and cut…

Europe Looks to Nuclear Power to Meet Climate Goals

Croatia is opposing a nuclear reactor project in Slovenia that would deposit some nuclear waste near their border. Germany is objecting to a planned Polish reactor that the German Green party said would most likely contaminate Germany in the event…

Harris Meets Macron, Signaling a ‘New Era’ After Sub Snub, Both Say

In 2018, Mr. Trump skipped a visit to a veterans cemetery further outside of Paris. In 2020, Mr. Trump denied a report in The Atlantic that he had mocked that cemetery as “filled with losers.” On Thursday, Ms. Harris will…

Macron Unveils France’s 2030 Investment Plan

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At U.N., Biden Calls for Diplomacy, not Conflict, but Some Are Skeptical

President Biden, fighting mounting doubts among America’s allies about his commitment to working with them, used his debut address to the United Nations on Tuesday to call for “relentless diplomacy” on climate change, the pandemic and efforts to blunt the…

France Passes Climate Law, but Critics Say It Falls Short

PARIS — France passed a wide-ranging law to tackle climate change on Tuesday, creating a raft of bans, incentives and quotas on transportation, housing and consumption that are meant to lower greenhouse gas emissions and cut waste, despite criticism from…

France Drops Plans to Enshrine Climate Fight in Constitution

PARIS — The French government on Tuesday said that it would drop its plans to enshrine the fight against climate change in the Constitution, effectively giving up on what was seen as a major step in the country’s environmental commitments….

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