The Senate wants to respond to the concerns of mayors on the artificialization of soils
This is one of the biggest current headaches for local elected officials who arrives this Tuesday in public session in the Senate. The parliamentarians will examine a bill long awaited by the French municipalities, which provides tools to facilitate their task to implement the objectives of “zero net artificialisation” of the soil.
Crucial both for protecting biodiversity and combating global warming, this policy, enshrined in the Climate and Resilience Law promulgated in August 2021, imposed a gradual reduction in the rate of consumption of spaces in order to achieve a balance in 2050 between those who are artificialized and those that have been renatured. But the disarray of the mayors, in particular after the publication of decrees in April 2022 which set fire to the powder, pushed the senators to go to the front. Then the executive to give pledges .