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France to punish 'eco-cide' with prison up to 10 years
Paris, Nov 22, 2020 (AFP) - France will make serious intentional damage to the environment punishable by up to 10 years in prison as part of planned "eco-cide" law, government ministers said in remarks published Sunday.
The law was one recommendation from a Citizens' Convention for the Climate, a group created by the government a year ago, bringing together 150 people from the French population to discuss the environment.
An "eco-cide" ...