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In brief | 8 July '24

Reuters: France faces coalition puzzle after left-wing surge

  • Left-wing bloc comes first but no majority in parliament
  • Macron's centrists second, far-right RN in third place
  • Unexpected outcome leaves France in limbo before Olympics

Energynews: France: A look back at the NFP, RN and Renaissance proposals

French energy policy diverges sharply between the visions of the Rassemblement National, Renaissance and Nouveau Front Populaire. Each proposes distinct approaches to nuclear power, renewable energies and energy sovereignty.

The Guardian: Labour to seek joint declaration with EU on wide-ranging cooperation agreement

Comprehensive security pact with EU would allow UK to work more closely with bloc on issues such as defence, energy, and climate, foreign secretary David Lammy says, adding new goverernment wants to bring “an end to the Brexit era.”

UK Dept for Energy: New government "committed to doubling onshore wind energy by 2030"

Starmer government lifts onshore wind ban, with energy secretary David Miliband calling it "a symbol of bad decisions in the last 14 years."

The Guardian: Temperatures 1.5C above pre-industrial era average for 12 months, data shows

EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service says results a ‘large and continuing shift’ in the climate.

Melissa & Chris Bruntlett: Space for cycling in Berlin is an ongoing experiment, with citizen activists battling an intensive minority that favors the status quo

The latest act: turning the derelict area below the U1 viaduct—once filled with parked cars—into a test site for greening, seating and rolling.

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