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Dominique Reynié: "Environmentalism allows the left to recycle its old fight against capitalism"

2023-11-12T17:43:16.564Z

Highlights: Dominique Reynié: "Environmentalism allows the left to recycle its old fight against capitalism". For the director general of Fondapol, the legitimate objective of fighting global warming is now monopolized by an intolerant environmentalism. "These responses can be seen as fundamentally problematic. They have not been the subject of a real general discussion, they are not the result of a major national debate, let alone a European one," he says. "If you don't see... this article is for subscribers only. You have 91% left to discover.


For the director general of Fondapol, the legitimate objective of fighting global warming is now monopolized by an intolerant environmentalism.


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LE FIGARO. - While some are calling for a delay on thermal sieves (Bruno LeMaire and Édouard Philippe), others refuse to apply "zero net artificialization" in their region (Laurent Wauquiez) or denounce the bureaucratic ecology of fragmentation (David Lisnard). Is climate policy becoming a political divide?

Dominique REYNIÉ. - Yes, and this is all the more significant given that the criticism comes from elected officials, especially important local elected officials, and that the dispute is not about the reality of global warming, but about the responses to be given to it. These responses can be seen as fundamentally problematic.

First of all, they have not been the subject of a real general discussion, they are not the result of a major national debate, let alone a European one, leading to the adoption of the climate policies that are currently being deployed. Then, you don't see...

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