Environment minister Nicolas Hulot quits French government, citing his disapproval of government policies and efforts to tackle climate change.
France’s Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot quits the government in the middle of a radio interview: making his decision live on-air and without warning the Prime Minister, President, or his own wife.
French environment minister Nicolas Hulot says he is resigning from government.
“I don’t want to lie to myself anymore. I don’t want to give the illusion that my presence in the French government shows that we are doing what it needs faced with these challenges.”
French Environment Minister
@N_Hulot just announced he’s resigning because, he says, French Government is not givng priority to addressing environmental crisis – Hulot annonce qu’il quitte le gouvernement.
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