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Stéphane Le Foll was the guest of Europe 1 this Tuesday morning. At the microphone of Lionel Gougelot, the PS mayor of Le Mans spoke about the fires that have ravaged French forests in recent weeks. Faced with the effects of global warming, which are increasingly felt, Stéphane Le Foll believes that it will be necessary to put “each department in a position to act”.
The summer of 2022 was marked by fires in Gironde, Ardèche, Isère and Brittany. By mid-August, 62,000 hectares had already burned. In 2003, 73,000 hectares went up in smoke, while the record of 88,000 hectares was reached in 1976. Invited to the microphone of Europe 1 this morning, Stéphane Le Foll estimated that it was necessary to have “a global reflection” and mobilize “exceptional means” to fight against the effects of global warming.