Greta Thunberg is accused by Sweden of blocking an oil port

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 20, is set to appear in court in July for charges of "disobeying the police" during a protest. She joined a group of young protesters blocking oil tankers at a port in Malmö in June, which caused disruption to traffic. The Swedish Prosecution Authority has filed charges against Thunberg, along with three other protestors. The group Ta Tillbaka Framtiden or Reclaim the Future blockaded the port for six days, claiming the climate crisis is a matter of life and death for countless people. The prosecutor has filed charges against Thunberg, who refused to obey the police command to leave the scene. She will appear in court on 24 July, along with three other protestors. Irma Kjellström, 20, will also appear in court in July. She told BBC News that police asked her to leave the port but she refused, and she was then carried away by officers. The real crimes continue inside the port gate. Thunberg is more concerned about the harm the fossil fuel industry is doing to the world and the planet. The oil and gas industry believes that continued production is necessary to meet global energy demands. The International Energy Agency has urged governments to stop new investments in oil, gas, and coal if governments are serious about the climate crisis.


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