Thunberg urges end to fossil fuel subsidiesPTI | Washington DC | Updated: 22-04-2021 21:47 IST | Created: 22-04-2021 21:46 IST
The hearing took place Thursday, the day the Biden administration convened a summit of world leaders to discuss taking action to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Thunberg says, "The fact that we are still having this discussion and even more that we are still subsidizing fossil fuels directly or indirectly using taxpayer money is a disgrace.'' Hours before Thunberg testified, NowThis released a video featuring Thunberg criticising the targets for emissions reduction world leaders are discussing at the Leaders' Climate Summit.
Thunberg says in the video leaders present "very insufficient targets."
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