Bruno Le Maire described Sunday April 4 as "
" the words of the environmental mayor of Poitiers for whom "
the air must no longer be part of children's dreams
", while Yannick Jadot (EELV) considered that "
the politician does not have to be interested in the dreams of the French
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I think that dreams are intimacy,
" Yannick Jadot told BFMTV, recalling that he was able "to"
discover part of the beauty of the world thanks to the plane
Basically, however, the potential presidential candidate "
" the green mayor's decision to reduce subsidies to local flying clubs.
On the plane, everyone understood that we were going to change
" with less business trips in particular, supported the MEP.
We must both "
save Air France
", which must receive new financial assistance, and "
develop other modes of transport
", according to him.
The Poitiers municipal council on March 29 voted to reduce subsidies to two aero clubs in Poitiers.
During the debate, Mayor Léonore Moncond'huy said "to
" the fact that "
public money should no longer finance sports based on the consumption of exhaustible resources
The air is sad, but should no longer be part of children's dreams today,
" she added, drawing the wrath of Minister of Transport Jean-Baptiste Djebbari (LREM) and several other politicians.
Mr. Jadot deplored the extent of the controversy: "
France is suffering, we will reach 100,000 deaths from Covid, we have social damage and what the ministers tell us is the controversy surrounding environmentalists
The words of the mayor of Poitiers, "
it is a madness which is not only revolting but dangerous
" and "
", had declared earlier the Minister of the Economy in the program Le Grand Jury of RTL, Le Figaro and LCI.
I have no desire that the mayor of Poitiers, or that any political leader whatsoever, and certainly not the radical environmentalists, change the dreams of my children,
" added Bruno Le Maire.
The dreams of French children belong only to French children
The air must be part of our life, the air low carbon.
I belong to a government which believes that ecology must be based on innovation, new technologies.
I am fighting for Airbus to be the first aircraft manufacturer in the world to produce a hydrogen aircraft, that is the real dream,
”said the Minister.
It is not degrowth, it is not withdrawal, it is not the abandonment of technologies, it is not the renunciation of progress.
It means reconciling economic success with the decarbonisation of our economy and respect for the environment,