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Macron announces that climate crisis has arrived ‘faster than expected’

The French president has spoken out in a YouTube video in response to comments from climate cultists, NGOs and green political opponents who were "shocked" by remarks made about the climate during his December 31, 2022 greetings.

Published: January 19, 2023, 6:35 am

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    On Tuesday 17 January, Emmanuel Macron published a nearly 18-minute video on YouTube entitled “Your questions on ecology: I’m back at it!”. As reported by Le Figaro, the President of the Republic wished to revisit his remarks on climate change which caused a green controversy during his wishes on 31 December. “I was misunderstood […] What did I really mean? It is that basically, it [climate change] came even faster than expected,” said Emmanuel Macron on camera.

    The tenant of the Elysee was reacting to the sentence he had pronounced, in which he stated: “Who could have predicted the climate crisis with spectacular effects again this summer in our country?” Indignant green climatologists, NGOs and political opponents reacted angrily to his comment.

    The EELV national secretary Marine Tondelier, responded that “scientists had been warning [about this] for decades”. Their criticisms were well-timed, to say the least. Asserting that the State have been preparing for “years” for the climate emergency and pointing out the “bad faith” of his detractors, Macron also announced that an “ecological planning council” should be held before the end of January to “take stock of what we must do in the coming years and decades”.

    Macron has a habit of switching sides

    The former Minister of the Interior and ex-mayor of Lyon Gérard Collomb, who revealed in September that he was suffering from stomach cancer, remains a close observer of political life. He is also a fierce critic of Macron after being among the closest supporters of the head of state in 2017.

    “When you hear Macron, on all the problems, he tells you one thing then another. One move in the zig, one move in the zag. On national education, he can have a secular position […] and the next moment another, rather woke,” he said in an interview with French magazine Challenges. And he added: “This way of reconciling totally opposed positions is a tic with him. It’s a way of thinking about the world that may be interesting from a philosophical point of view, but it doesn’t necessarily correspond to what you have to do, on a practical level, when you govern a country.”

    The former minister, who left the Place Beauvau in a fractious manner in 2018, evoking a “very degraded” situation in difficult neighbourhoods and a France heading for “immense problems”. In fact, he has warned Minister of the Interior Darmanin about Macron’s habit of speaking with a forked tongue.

    Collomb met Darmanin at the beginning of September to discuss the fate of the future immigration law. “I told him: ‘Be careful, you’ll head straight into a wall, like me’. Because the issues I was raising were not shared in substance by Emmanuel Macron. He replied: ‘We’ll see’. And what I saw was that the president was still going to impose his views, on regularisation in particular, creating an air gap.”

    And this is not the only admonition from the former minister, who was able to assess the difficulties of the hospital sector after being hospitalized recently. “What I saw during my stay were hospitals in great difficulty where understaffing is something incredible. You have to have been there to understand how short of qualified staff they are at all levels: doctors, professors, nurses… You have departments that run with only one intern.”

    Backed by US Deep State

    The latest Twitter Files dump has vividly demonstrated how the CIA participated directly in the meetings held by the FBI with various social networks. They had social networks censored to bolster Emmanuel Macron’s candidature.

    The US spy agency lobbied Twitter, Yahoo, Twitch, Cloudfare, LinkedIn and the Wikimedia Group to censor the voices of President Emmanuel Macron’s opposition during his re-election campaign in 2022.

    Macron pretended that he had been the victim of “Russian hackers” during his 2017 election campaign. According to him, they are to blame for the leak of internal emails from his campaign team. The alleged responsibility of the Russian secret services has never been established and the released emails have never been refuted.

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