France wants to ban fossil-driven cars by 2040

France's Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition wants to focus on energy streamlining in construction, raising CO2 prices, and phasing out gasoline-driven cars over a multiple-year period.

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"Make our planet great again."

With this poorly veiled jab at US President Donald Trump – particularly his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord – the French President Macron began his term in office by committing France to become an environmental leader. France's Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Nicolas Hulot, added further fleshed out this ambition on Thursday.

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