Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

Is Macron finally taking on the cult of net zero?

Emmanuel Macron visits the Aluminium Dunkerque factory in Dunkirk (photo: Getty)

Hell hath no fury like an environmentalist scorned and Emmanuel Macron has felt a wave of green wrath since his declaration last week that France has gone far enough in pursuit of net zero. ‘We are ahead, in regulatory terms, of the Americans, the Chinese and of any other power in the world,’ said Macron in a speech at the Élysée.

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