French environment minister quits during live radio interview

Nicolas Hulot said he had not warned President Emmanuel Macron or Prime Minister Edouard Philippe prior to announcing his resignation

Scott Pruitt resigns as head of US environment agency

He is the subject of a number of investigations regarding the spending he oversaw at the agency

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras’ boss resigns amid protests

Lorry drivers took part in a strike, which ended last week, against diesel prices which led to major shortages across the country