French president Emmanuel Macron at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, with EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen (Photo: European Commission)

Macron's hypocrisy at COP28

A few days after French president Emmanuel Macron performed his unending monologue at COP28, serenading every actor but France about their responsibility to do more, it is worth looking at the French government's behaviour in EU negotiations related to climate.

Quite predictably, Macron is not putting his money where his mouth is.

First, the obvious: Macron's call for a pause on EU environmental regulations in May 2023 ope...

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