With the adoption of its first Energy Transition Law in August 2015, France has scaledup its commitment to address global environmental issues. The transition process isintended to accelerate progress towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissionsand energy use and increasing local renewable energy production. Meanwhile, Franceaims to reduce the nuclear share in its electricity generation, which is the highest in theworld. Internationally, France pushes civil nuclear cooperation and initiatives to increasethe share of renewable energy. As chair of the COP21, it has become an internationalpioneer in green finance.
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Mathieu, C. (2016). France: Reducing Nuclear Dominance and Promoting a Low-Carbon Energy System. In Sustainable Energy in the G20: Prospects for a Global Energy Transition (pp. 45-50). Potsdam: Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS).
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