Would make public investments worth €50bn spread over five years for environmental measures, apprenticeships, digital innovation and public infrastructureHe is, of course, also pro EU, an institution which I don't notice many libertarians celebrating.
Foreign aid: Eager to increase spending in Africa but wants to help countries stand on their own two feet in defence terms
- In areas of special need - notably poor suburbs (banlieues) - would limit class sizes in primary schools to 12 pupils per teacher
- Would ban children's use of mobile phones at school
- At the age of 18 French teenagers would get a "Cultural Pass" worth €500 to spend on cultural pursuits such as the cinema, theatre, books
Energy and environment
- Calls for half of food provided in school and work canteens to be organic or locally produced
- Would promote France as a world leader in developing green technologies
- Advocates renovating one million poorly insulated homes
Anyway, Macron is fully on board with climate change - quite possibly the single biggest distinguishing thing between a libertarian and a sensible person.