The protest, which was organized by the group Ta Tillbaka Framtiden (Take Back the Future), blocked a road used by oil tankers in the port of Malmö. Thunberg and other protesters were ordered to leave by the police, but they refused. They were then arrested and charged with disobeying a police order.
At her trial, Thunberg argued that she had acted out of necessity because she believes that climate change is an emergency. She said that she was trying to raise awareness of the issue and to pressure governments to take action.
The court found Thunberg guilty, but it imposed a relatively small fine. The judge said that he took into account her young age and her lack of income.
Thunberg has said that she will not pay the fine. She has vowed to continue her climate activism, even if it means facing further legal challenges.
The decision to fine Thunberg has been met with mixed reactions. Some people have praised the court for upholding the law, while others have criticized it for targeting a young climate activist.
The fine is unlikely to deter Thunberg from her activism. She has said that she is willing to go to jail if necessary to fight for climate change.
The case of Greta Thunberg has highlighted the growing tensions between climate activists and the authorities. As climate change becomes an increasingly urgent issue, it is likely that we will see more protests and more legal challenges.