Environment & Energy Report

Climate Protesters Ejected From Houston Energy Conference

March 13, 2019, 9:59 PM

Protesters tried to interrupt the biggest U.S energy conference, holding signs and using a microphone to shout “Climate Change is Genocide.”

It’s the first time in recent memory that environmental activists have made their presence felt at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, an event that has armed uniformed city police officers stationed on several floors of the Hilton Americas hotel, who ask people entering the event to show their badges.

About half a dozen protesters managed to enter the downtown hotel before being quickly removed by police. They were carrying a sign that said, in part: “TELL...

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