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Climate Scorecard Progress Report for France
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Climate Scorecard Progress Report for France

This report is in the form of memos from Climate Scorecard Country Managers to Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC). Below is a description of the progress the country has made made in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015 and the...

In France: Above Average Temperatures in Winter; Below Average Temperatures in Spring
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In France: Above Average Temperatures in Winter; Below Average Temperatures in Spring

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard France Country Manager Astrid NouvelletA Warm Winter France’s most recent winter was on average 1.2°C warmer than usual, with a 30% excess of rainfall compared to other years. The Bella storm hit the north of France on December 27th and crossed the entire country with strong winds. There...

French Government in the Process of Decreasing its Dependence on Nuclear Energy
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French Government in the Process of Decreasing its Dependence on Nuclear Energy

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard France Country Manager Astrid Nouvellet France has a long history of relying heavily on nuclear power. The petrol crash of 1973 led the government to build sixteen 900 MWe reactors, followed by another twenty reactors of 1300 MWe from 1976 onwards, to ensure the country’s energy security. The...

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