France Becomes The First Country To Approve A Ban On Fracking And Oil Extraction

In a bold step for moving away from fossil fuels, including the practice of fracking, France’s parliament passed a law Tuesday that called for banning shale gas and oil extraction in both France and its overseas territories. Under the law, “No new permits will be granted to extract fossil fuels and no existing licenses will be renewed beyond 2040, when all production in mainland France and its overseas territories will stop.”

France Becomes The First Country To Approve A Ban On Fracking And Oil Extraction

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