The leader of Europe Ecology-The Greens (EELV) makes no mystery of his ambitions for the presidential election of 2022. In an interview with the Sunday Newspaper of July 5, the mep Yannick Jadot returns on municipal elections and on the breakthrough of EELV, which has won several town councils of importance such as Lyon, Bordeaux and Strasbourg. "Ecology has become a necessity. It offers a political outlet to a suction popular very strong to transform our daily life and local, to find the meaning, the control of our lives and of our cities, " analysis-t-it.
If his goal is to " demonstrate that the ecology of power is effective for the practical life of the French ", the road ahead is still long. "But we still have to convince a lot of French. Emmanuel Macron divides, while Marine Le Pen stirs the hatred. We still need to expand the gathering of the "generation climate" for entrepreneurs, who are investing heavily in ecology ", he acknowledges.
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Yannick Jadot is not said closed to a large gathering around the ecology, and it is ready to work as well with Jean-Louis Borloo, Jean-Luc Mélenchon. But " it is up to them to position themselves in relation to the project that we need to build in order to save our country and to relaunch Europe ". "Ecology is not only a project, it is a method. Then, debate, work with those who want to move forward ! But soon. Upon reentry, it is necessary to launch a large gathering around the ecology ", lance-t-il.
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In view of the presidential 2022, Yannick Jadot refuses any primary within the party, " machine to divide and lose ", he says. To the question " do you intend to be a candidate in the presidential election ", he replies : "I'm preparing to. "When we reminded him of 2017, when he was a candidate before withdrawing, he said :" I have always defended my ideas and my beliefs. I knew sacrifice my self-interest when the general interest claimed. "