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PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government announced a raft of plans Wednesday to curb its carbon emissions, including getting a new hybrid-engine armored car for the French leader.

Other new steps include an annual bonus of $220 for civil servants who switch to bicycles or car-sharing for their rides to work.

The state will also stop buying throwaway plastics beginning in July and use at least 20 percent organic ingredients in civil servants’ canteens, a minister said after a government meeting focused on reducing the environmental footprint of France’s large state sector.

All government ministers will be switched over to electric or hybrid-engine rechargeable vehicles, and they’ll be encouraged to take trains instead of planes for nonemergency trips under four hours.

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The French president is expected to announce reinforced efforts to protect the Alpine glory of Mont Blanc, western Europe’s highest peak, on Thursday.

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