'Convention': Macron will respond to proposals on 29 June - The Point

Emmanuel Macron will receive the 150 members of the 'Convention' for the climate, Monday, June 29, at the Elysée palace "to provide a first response to their

'Convention': Macron will respond to proposals on 29 June - The Point

Emmanuel Macron will receive the 150 members of the 'Convention' for the climate, Monday, June 29, at the Elysée palace "to provide a first response to their proposals," said the Elysée to the Agence France-Presse on Friday.

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This is the minister of the ecological Transition and solidarity, Elizabeth Terminal, which will come on Sunday to receive their proposals, which must be adopted by vote during the last session of the convention until Sunday.

Elizabeth Terminal, being interviewed on France Info, said Friday in favour of a referendum on their proposals, a hypothesis mentioned by Emmanuel Macron on January 10th, when it had met for a debate the members of the convention. He has even mentioned this possibility during a meeting with editorial writers this week.

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The head of State had decided to organize this convention after the crisis of yellow Vests to offer a new form of direct democracy, environmental issues have become omnipresent in the public debate. The municipal governments could also see a large increase in the vote ecologist.

The convention could propose the restriction of advertising to the SUV, heavy taxes on food, ultra-processed, the prohibition of gm seeds and heated terraces, the speed limitation on the highway at 110 km/h, the decrease in the working time of 28 hours weekly, and the obligation of thermal renovation of buildings.

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 08:33

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