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Climate Convention report

legislation type Executive
Road Map/Vision
Passed in 2019
The Climate Convention is the 150-member strong citizen assembly that came to existence after French President Macron announced its creation on April 25th, 2019, and Prime Minister Philippe sent a mission letter to the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE) to supervise it. 

On June 21st, the Convention voted on the 150+ proposals that were elaborated during previous work sessions to deliver a final report that was sent to the Minister Borne for Ecological and Social Transition. The Convention proposes to organise a referendum with two questions: 1) amend the Constitution to introduce the fight against climate change; 2) create the ecocide crime.

Other measures to be enshrined into law or policy include:
- renovation of existing buildings to improve energy efficiency
- Fight against the artificialisation of soils and urban sprawl
- Guarantee a "less animal and more vegetable" diet, by strengthening the law on equal access to food
- reduce greenhouse gases emissions from agriculture
- rethinking of trade policy to include climate considerations
- Display the carbon footprint of products and services
- regulate advertising to curb overconsumption
- reduce the use of private cars, road freight, and reduce maximum speed on highways
- upgrade the car and plane fleets
- transform production
- incentivise the private sector further to reduce its GHG emissions

The link to the full report will be made available once it is public.


  • Reduce emissions by betwee 40% by 2030 relative to 1990
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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