In this video grab from the US Congressional Oversight Committee April 22, 2021, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addresses a panel, led by Representative Ro Khanna, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Environment, holding the Subcommittee’s first hearing of the Congress on Earth Day entitled, “The Role of Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Preventing Action on the Climate Crisis.” – Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg assailed powerful politicians in biting remarks to a US congressional panel, accusing them of “ignoring” the climate crisis and demanding an end to fossil fuel subsidies.”How long do you think you can continue ignoring the climate crisis, the global aspect of equity and historic emissions without being held accountable?” the 18-year-old Swede will tell the House Oversight and Reform Committee by remote videolink, according to her prepared remarks. (Photo by Handout / US Congressional Oversight Committee / AFP) /
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