Grenelle Environnement

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The new 'Grenelle II' laws are presented in the French Parliament. The Grenelle II (2010) follows the Grenelle I (2007) and a second public consultation round with representatives of large companies. Detailed plans are presented for building, transport and energy sector. Local authorities are asked to play a more important and facilitating role. The new law package contains six pillars and contains the 'outlines' and 'logistics' of the application on regional and local level:
- 1. Improving the Energetic Performance of Buildings.
Among the measures are : insisting on 'Batiments a Basse Consommation' (BBC, < 50 KW/H/m2 per year) for new buildings and to reduce the consumption of existing buildings by 38% untill 2020.
- 2. Creating a change in Transport Use.
Among the measures presented are : speeding up the process of public transport infrastructure, insisting local public authorities on offering 'lease-bikes' and car-sharing programs, and subvention of electric and hybrid car development.
- 3. Reducing significantly Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions.
Measurements foreseen are : Obligation of all enterprises with over 500 employees and municipalities with more than 500.000 inhabitants to calculate CO2 emissions on a yearly bases.
-4. Preserving Biodiversity.
Pharmaceutical and hospital products will be more restricted and reported.
-5. Risks, health and waste.
Various measurements are proposed, such as the Protection of Electrical and Telephone Network workers.
-6. A new Ecological Governance Model.
Introduction of Five 'Colleges' of Stakeholders: ONG, Entreprises, Unions, Public Authorities and Public Administration. Regions with over 50 000 inhabitants will be obliged to create a Sustainable Development report. Each product should carry CO2 emission information, related to the CO2 emissions created by transport of people and goods.

Creator(s): France. Ministère de l'écologie, de l'énergie, du développement durable et de la mer
Location(s): France
Creation Date: October 2010
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Publisher Info: Website: www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr
Place of Publication: [Paris], France
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The new 'Grenelle II' laws are presented in the French Parliament. The Grenelle II (2010) follows the Grenelle I (2007) and a second public consultation round with representatives of large companies. Detailed plans are presented for building, transport and energy sector. Local authorities are asked to play a more important and facilitating role. The new law package contains six pillars and contains the 'outlines' and 'logistics' of the application on regional and local level:
- 1. Improving the Energetic Performance of Buildings.
Among the measures are : insisting on 'Batiments a Basse Consommation' (BBC, < 50 KW/H/m2 per year) for new buildings and to reduce the consumption of existing buildings by 38% untill 2020.
- 2. Creating a change in Transport Use.
Among the measures presented are : speeding up the process of public transport infrastructure, insisting local public authorities on offering 'lease-bikes' and car-sharing programs, and subvention of electric and hybrid car development.
- 3. Reducing significantly Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions.
Measurements foreseen are : Obligation of all enterprises with over 500 employees and municipalities with more than 500.000 inhabitants to calculate CO2 emissions on a yearly bases.
-4. Preserving Biodiversity.
Pharmaceutical and hospital products will be more restricted and reported.
-5. Risks, health and waste.
Various measurements are proposed, such as the Protection of Electrical and Telephone Network workers.
-6. A new Ecological Governance Model.
Introduction of Five 'Colleges' of Stakeholders: ONG, Entreprises, Unions, Public Authorities and Public Administration. Regions with over 50 000 inhabitants will be obliged to create a Sustainable Development report. Each product should carry CO2 emission information, related to the CO2 emissions created by transport of people and goods.

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20 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): alternative energies | carbon taxes | sustainability | France | renewable energy | climate change
Parallel Title: Grenelle II Laws
Alternate Title: Le Grenelle Environnement: Loi Grenelle 2
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