The G7 environment ministers and the countries invited by France met in Metz on Sunday 5 and Monday 6 May to put on the table the subject of the ecological emergency. The stakes are numerous, the challenges ahead just as complex and urgent, especially as regards biodiversity. A report from the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), released on Monday, warns in particular about the possible disappearance, in the short term, of one animal species and vegetable in eight. Paris wants to appear as spearhead in this battle, which still encounters obstacles of a cooperative and economic nature. On the eve of the next European elections, strong tensions linked to growth, international competitiveness and budgetary constraints are being felt at the expense of environmental decisions. What can Europe do to help the planet?
We talk about it with Hervé Juvin, number 5 of the Rassemblement National list, Pascal Durand, MEP and number 18 on the LREM-MoDem list, and Karima Delli, MEP and number 6 on the EELV list.