Greta Thunberg prosecutor of Norway for breaches of children's human rights

If there is one thing that klimaaktivisten Greta Thuberg not afraid, so is it to shout the leaders of the world up. She did it in a speech in the UN, and has

Greta Thunberg prosecutor of Norway for breaches of children's human rights

If there is one thing that klimaaktivisten Greta Thuberg not afraid, so is it to shout the leaders of the world up.

She did it in a speech in the UN, and has now done it again. This time she shoots with sharply defined against, among others, the neighbouring country of Norway.

Greta Thunberg and a group of young klimaaktivister prosecutor in the letters to the Norwegian prime minister, Erna Solberg and prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for violating the UN convention and violate children's human rights, writes NRK.

the Message is simple. Continues countries to extract oil and gas, so exacerbating the climate crisis and thus the children's future.

The key in these letters is that the UN's convention, which Norway has joined, says, that when adults make decisions, so they must be doing it with the thought of what is best for the children.

the Background for the accusations yesterday, more concretely, that the two countries have planned to continue to extract oil and gas in the subsurface.

Also though that the world is facing major climate challenges. Recently, a comprehensive new study demonstrated that Greenland is melting seven times faster than previously thought. It will bring major flooding, which also could influence the Denmark.

Global moves the temperature rise from more than 1.5 degrees, which is the international goal.

"We have set a ceiling. The world must not be more than 1.5 degrees warmer. By starting a new oil and gas production, they look away from this task. They pour gasoline on a world already on fire," said Michael Hausfeld of law firm Hausfeld on behalf of the group of children and young people to NRK.

During a speech at the climate summit in Madrid called the UN chief for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Monday, the climate crisis for the largest global threat to human rights since the 2. in world war ii.

Greta Thunberg also sent a larger broadside against Norway, when she at the end of October, refused to take the Nordic Council Environment prize.

In his acceptance speech criticized she bl.a. also Johan Sverdrup in the roll-out in the North sea, which is Norway's third-largest oil rig.

Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 04:00

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