French tightrope.

President Emmanuel Macron has laid out France’s road map to more than halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but stopped short of bolder moves such as a gas boiler ban, the Financial Times writes.

Banning gas boilers or putting strict rules on house renovation is becoming politically tricky in several EU countries. Politicians are afraid of a public backlash.

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Anca Gurzu

Chief Europe Correspondent