French Environment Minister Quits During Live Interview Because The World Isn't Doing Enough

"I no longer want to lie to myself."



JAMES MCAULEY, THE WASHINGTON POST
30 AUG 2018





French President Emmanuel Macron's reputation as a leading climate change activist suffered a blow Tuesday with the abrupt resignation of his environment minister.
Nicolas Hulot, an outspoken environmentalist and former journalist, unexpectedly announced his departure in the midst of a routine interview on