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Climate: the state has doubled its spending in ten years

2021-06-10T00:27:04.045Z

In total, 200 billion euros of public money contributed to the low-carbon transition between 2012 and 2021.



This should contribute to the sensitive debate on ecological transition, less than a year from the presidential election and while the Bercy teams are busy preparing the budget for 2022, which will be debated in the autumn in Parliament. Between 2012 and 2021, the government's budgetary and tax expenditures which are favorable to the climate have doubled, from 15 to 30 billion euros per year, which represents in terms of national wealth an evolution of 0.7% of the GDP at 1.2%, figures the Institute of the Economy for the climate (I4CE) in a report published Wednesday. Cumulatively, this weighs no less than ... 200 billion euros in public spending

"which has made it possible to support the low-carbon transition"

over the past ten years.

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And, unsurprisingly, the recovery plan of 100 billion euros over three years (2020-2022), which includes an axis dedicated to ecological transition, obviously played its part, contributing to a third of this increase.

That is to say

"unprecedented acceleration",

specifies the I4CE.

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Source: lefigaro

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