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Global News published this video item, entitled “Greta Thunberg tells US Congress “time to do the right thing” and end fossil fuel subsidies” – below is their description.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg warned U.S. lawmakers Thursday that history will hold them accountable for climate catastrophes if they do not stop subsidizing the fossil fuel industry before it is too late.
“The fact that we are still having this discussion and subsidizing fossil fuels is a disgrace,” she said.
Thunberg, 18, whose activism has inspired a global movement, testified virtually to a House of Representatives panel on the day President Joe Biden kicked off a virtual two-day Earth Day summit pledging to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.
“The simple fact, and uncomfortable fact, is that if we are to live up to our promises and commitments in Paris, we have to end fossil fuel subsidies … now,” Thunberg said, referring to the international 2016 Paris Climate Change Agreement.
She ended off her statement with a warning to lawmakers:
“You still have time to do the right thing and to save your legacies, but that window of time is not going to last for long…We the young people are the ones who are going to write about you in the history books …So my advice for you is to choose wisely.”
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