Climate : meps environmentalists put forward a proposal of law to amend the Constitution - The Point

The proposal is driven by 'Convention' for the climate, and has been selected by Emmanuel Macron. Wednesday, July 29, the group of deputies, Ecology, Democrac

Climate : meps environmentalists put forward a proposal of law to amend the Constitution - The Point

The proposal is driven by 'Convention' for the climate, and has been selected by Emmanuel Macron. Wednesday, July 29, the group of deputies, Ecology, Democracy, Solidarity has announced to file a proposal of law to include the protection of the environment in article 1 of the Constitution. "Before the climate emergency, we can't wait ", are in support of these mps led by Matthew, an Orphan, ex-LREM close to Nicolas Hulot.

" We call on (the government) to enter as of now this proposal of a constitutional act, and to schedule its review at the national Assembly and the Senate, prior required to then respect the commitment of the president of the Republic to hold a referendum on this issue ", they say in a press release. On 14 July, Emmanuel Macron has asked to be placed "as soon as possible" the fight against climate change in the Constitution in order to" help transform our country ". At the end of June, he stated that he was "ready" in a referendum as early as 2021.

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A measure that will allow" to enact laws that are more ambitious "

" The Republic guarantees the preservation of the biodiversity, the environment, and the fight against climate change, its action cannot be subject to constant improvement ", the proposal of a constitutional act of the EDS group, that has added to the text of the climate Convention the principle of non-regression of environmental law. "To ensure the protection of the environment in article 1 of the Constitution will enact laws that are more ambitious in raising the issue in the same rank as that of other constitutional principles, such as freedom of enterprise or the right to property ", say meps.

representatives of the 'Convention' for the climate must meet Wednesday, several members of the government, including the minister of the ecological Transition Barbara Pompili and the Economy minister Bruno Le Maire, to prepare a draft law in the autumn picking up a series of other proposals of the CCC.

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Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 06:33

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