The Minister for Ecological Transition takes a stand for the World Cup

In response to a question about a possible boycott of the World Cup in Qatar (November 20 – December 18) in favor of Grand Jury RTL-Le Figaro-LCIAgnes Pannier-Runacher, Minister for Environmental Transformation, says she doesn’t believe it “The World Cup boycott unfortunately changes the greenhouse gas emissions of this event. There are teams that have been preparing for years. This decision was made in another climate context..

Noting that she would not ask the French Football Federation to boycott the competition, noting that the decision to organize the event in Qatar was taken several years ago, at a time when environmental issues were not necessarily the same as those we face today. .

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