Climate activist Greta Thunberg will testify before the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Environment on Thursday, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), chairman of the panel, announced Tuesday. Why it matters: The Earth Day hearing — titled “The Role of Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Preventing Action on the Climate Crisis” — will coincide with the White House’s climate summit, which is expected to showcase a new 2030 U.S. emissions-cutting target.
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Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will testify before Congress at an Earth Day hearing on Thursday, the same day that President Biden will convene world leaders for a virtual conference on climate change. https://t.co/fK8ju57OOo
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