About: Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet
Trade & Society 31-08-2016

French business leaders fear Brexit uncertainty

French business leaders are afraid that Brexit, and the current uncertainty surrounding the UK's future, will undermine the EU’s fragile economic recovery. EURACTIV France reports.
Climate change 12-07-2016

France aims to set carbon price of at least €50 by 2030

France has confirmed it will introduce a floor price for carbon emissions from coal power stations, which will increase from around €20 in 2020 to €50 in 2030. EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.
Euro & Finance 31-05-2016

Brexit: Paris stock exchange to ‘assert its strength’

The Paris stock exchange plans to “assert its strength” to attract international businesses, taking advantage of the potential damage Brexit could do to the City of London, French sources said on Monday (30 May).
Energy 25-05-2016

The game behind France’s carbon price floor

The carbon pricing measures announced by French President François Hollande will unfairly benefit EDF, the energy company's competitors have said.  EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.
22-04-2016

The EU’s ‘prisoner’s dilemma’ on climate action

Until the EU can agree on how to share its responsibility for climate action, it will not be able to sign the Paris deal. A high ambition coalition could accelerate this process. EURACTIV France reports.
Gérard Mestrallet
Energy 09-12-2015

Energy utilities push carbon pricing, lobby against renewable targets at COP21

The association of power companies working under the 'Magritte Group' umbrella, called on Tuesday (8 December) for carbon pricing, rather than renewable energy targets, to be the main tool for fighting climate change.
Energy 01-12-2015

Paris and New Delhi launch the International Solar Alliance

Paris plans to offer its support to India to gain its backing for the COP21 agreement. Our partner Journal de l'Environnement reports

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