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Energy prices: for Sandrine Rousseau (EELV), the tariff shield is "a bandage on a wooden leg"

2022-10-02T15:43:19.176Z

The tariff shield on gas and electricity prices provided for in the 2023 budget is “a band-aid on a wooden leg” which “does not solve the...



The tariff shield on the prices of gas and electricity provided for in the 2023 budget is "

a bandage on a wooden leg

" which "

does not solve the problem

" of energy, judged on Sunday the ecologist deputy Sandrine Rousseau.

"

We are obviously going to vote for the tariff shield, but a tariff shield is a bandage on a wooden leg, because it continues to increase (...) all the same by 15%

", commented to "

Sunday in politics

on France 3, the former finalist in the environmental primary for the presidential election.

Furthermore, that does not solve the problem at the root, (when) we should put all the means at our disposal today to make this ecological shift

”, she underlined.

The increase in electricity and gas bills will be capped at 15% at the start of 2023, Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne announced in mid-September.

This financial effort of 45 billion euros gross provided for in the 2023 finance bill may not be enough in the eyes of the opposition.

Environmental deputies proposed on Wednesday an alternative to the government's tariff shield on energy, with a very preferential tariff for "

basic needs

", then at a high price for "

superfluous consumption of the wealthiest

", in a vast "

plan of rupture for the climate

”.

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Sandrine Rousseau, who believes that the ecological transition has not been initiated by the government, insisted on Sunday on the need to "

reduce the speed on the motorways, ensure that telework is developed (...) remove illuminated advertising

.

According to her, "

there is really something to review around our energy drunkenness and our waste of energy

".

Source: lefigaro

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