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The environment in France : Major trends

         What is the state of the environment ? How is it changing ? Thanks to monitoring and research, knowledge of the different environments has improved. Some monitoring indicators are positive thanks to technical progress, investment and the impetus created by regulations, incentive-led measures and behavioural change. The situation nonetheless remains a concern.



       Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy This publication was drafted based on the 2014 edition of the Report on the environment published by the General Commission for Sustainable Development (CGDD). This summary has been proofread by the report writers and the relevant general directorates of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy. September 2014