Fri. Nov 15th, 2019

Brazil’s environment minister heckled at climate conference

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Jeering activists interrupted a speech by Ricardo Salles on Wednesday at the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week conference in Salvador, Brazil. Booing protesters virtually drowned out Salles’ speech during which one activist held a placard reading: ‘Don’t you get tired of your own lies?’ The minister and the government of the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have come under fire for their policies, which activists say are harming the environment