France's environment minister is backing down on promises to sharply reduce nuclear power production so that the government can concentrate on reducing fossil fuels instead.

Nicolas Hulot told reporters on November 7 that it’s too “brutal and unrealistic” to meet earlier pledges to cap the amount of France's electricity produced by nuclear plants at 50% by 2025.

As reported by The Associated Press (AP), Hulot said President Emmanuel Macron's government remains committed to reducing nuclear...

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