The controversy seemed to be served on a plate. For Barbara Pompili, the debate on the single meatless menu established during the Covid-19 in school canteens in Lyon is timely. It must indeed defend in the coming days the Climate and Resilience bill in the National Assembly. However, for the moment, this text is strongly criticized by environmental NGOs and by environmentalists who do not consider it ambitious enough. And the Minister of Ecological Transition is in the process accused of being only a green bond within the government.
By opposing Monday to the four ministers, including Gérald Darmanin and Julien Denormandie, who had denounced the measure of the EELV mayor of Lyon Grégory Doucet, Barbara Pompili tries to send signals to these NGOs and to environmentalists. “She wants to show that she resists and that she has remained green”, summarizes a former EELV, like her.
But his harsh words against the other ministers and their “prehistoric debate” created a strong cacophony in the majority. While she was said to be already isolated within the government, she alienated four colleagues and several deputies. “You have to talk to each other before speaking in an untimely way”, squeaks a minister, annoyed, like others, by this episode. Barbara Pompili emerges weakened within the government. And to hear Tuesday, on the sets, the boss of EELV Julien Bayou type on the words of Gérald Darmanin and defend Grégory Doucet, without ever giving a word of support to Barbara Pompili, it is not even sure that the episode reconciled him with his own.
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