At a time when COVID-19 is having direct and indirect effects on the reduction of greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions and ensuing global warming, eight French regulators, including the French Competition Authority, issued on 5 May 2020 a joint working paper in which they highlight the need to take into account the “climate emergency” in defining and carrying out their missions, and describe their levers for action. This working paper is the result of meetings between the presidents of the eight regulators in an informal group, which was set up in 2017 to discuss cross-practice issues and jointly develop their position on global warming. Their position takes into account key advances in the fight against global warming, in particular the landmark Paris
The French Competition Authority, along with 7 other national public and administrative authorities, takes action on climate change
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