Eric Piolle's proposals concerning the subjects of health, and energy during the environmentalists primary of September 2021 which falls within the framework of the French presidential election of 2022.
There are energy savings. France must halve its energy consumption, this is the first imperative, insulate housing, recycle raw materials. Renewable energies are 3 times denser in jobs. For each euro invested we have 3 times more jobs than when we invest in nuclear power. The costing that was made in the proposals on the energy sector is that this will create 400,000 jobs over the next 10 years, with 50,000 jobs in the nuclear industry actually going to disappear. This means that we have to support these people. We have to get out of nuclear power, with an exit date which is more or less around 2045 in the scenarios we have designed, which is slow. Technological and geopolitical risks will increase, so you have to invest to make power stations last, to understand how to dismantle a nuclear power station. This will also be a source of employment because there are more than 500 reactors to be dismantled in the next 30 years, all over the world. France must position itself in this sector of the future. So yes, we must invest in current nuclear power, not relaunch EPRs, save energy, and let the territories achieve the objectives set by the state.
The burial of nuclear waste is a technical dead end. There are no good solutions, we have to keep an eye on them.
Regarding offshore wind turbines, what arises is the model of society. If we develop in renewables the same model that was done in fossil fuels, namely very few jobs, with very few people collecting the profits, then indeed most people will be against it. We need consultation, a consensus of sharing the creation of value, when energy comes to irrigate the school, when additional income is borne by the community, by citizen income then acceptance will work better. If it is a new model of profit accumulation by a few, it will get stuck everywhere because it is in fact necessary to change this model of inequalities and the capture of value.
Cannabis must be legalized because today all the police are sent on drug trafficking, when we need them as peacekeepers. We have one of the harshest drug strategies without having effective results, while being inconsistent since we have included the benefits of drugs in the calculation of GDP.
We must listen to epidemiologists, and apply containment when necessary.
The health pass makes it possible to break the chains of transmission of the virus but it can seriously degrade public service. In facilities receiving few people, it is necessary to reconsider its obligation.
We should not make vaccination compulsory for everyone, but rather convince through education.
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