Emmanuel Macron went to COP28 from Dubai on December 1st and 2nd.
In a declaration signed with around twenty other countries,he called for tripling the world’s nuclear energy capacities by 2050 compared to 2020, when 393 gigawatts (GW) were installed.
He joined the call signed by 118 countries to triple renewable energy worldwide by 2030. This would amount to installing around 11,000 GW of new capacity in seven years. They also supported doubling the annual rate of improvement in energy efficiency, from 2% to 4% by 2030.
France launched with the United States, as well as Vietnam and Indonesia, an initiative to support the acceleration of the exit from coal, which aims to “unlock new sources of public and private financing”.
The French president finally announced two partnerships which grant, one, 100 million euros to Papua New Guinea and the other, 50 million euros to the Republic of Congo, so that these countries protect their forests.