Watch: Police Forcibly Remove Greta Thunberg from Coal Mine Protest

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One day after throwing mud at German officials for expanding a coal mine, climate activist Greta Thunberg was escorted through the protest as police removed protesters from the site of a former village.

The German village of Lützerath, which is now deserted, is scheduled to be razed for the expansion of a mine. For the past two years, a standoff has taken place between climate activists and police, according to Politico.

As reported by the Guardian, the final decision to go ahead with the project was reached recently, leading police to clear protesters off the site beginning last week.

Police sweeping the area were greeted with fireworks, bottles and stones as they entered the protest on Wednesday.

On Sunday, Thunberg joined a remnant of protesters refusing to leave. The group was escorted off the site by police, German-language media outlet Bild reported.

“The science is clear: We need to keep the carbon in the ground,” she said Friday, according to Reuters.

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