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Germany 'really embarrassing itself': What made Greta Thunberg say this | World News

Germany ‘actually embarrassing itself’: What made Greta Thunberg say this | World Information

Swedish local weather activist Greta Thunberg condemned Germany as protesters had been faraway from an deserted village within the western a part of the nation. Greta Thunberg slammed the moved as outrageous throughout a go to to the positioning, the place demonstrators have dug in to attempt to cease the growth of a coal mine.

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“Germany is absolutely embarrassing itself proper now,” Greta Thunberg mentioned including that the growth of the Garzweiler lignite coal mine run by power agency RWE was absurd.

“The science is obvious: we have to maintain the carbon within the floor,” she mentioned including that “police violence” used within the removals was outrageous.

The local weather activist additionally mentioned that she plans to hitch an illustration on Saturday that can “present what folks energy seems to be like, what democracy seems to be like – that when authorities and firms act like this, destroying the surroundings … the folks step up.”

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Protesters have occupied Luetzerath, a village in North Rhine-Westphalia, to cease the growth of the mine after a court docket allowed RWE to proceed with the growth. On Wednesday, police in riot gear moved in and cleared barricades erected by the activists.

Activists have slammed police motion and condemned Germany over its local weather coverage.


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