- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sprung to Greta Thunberg’s defense after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the teenage activist should study economics before lecturing the US on climate change.
- “If you don’t have an economics degree like Greta, they’ll mock you for not having one,” the Democratic congresswoman and Green New Deal proponent tweeted.
- “If you DO have one, as I do, they’ll claim it’s illegitimate,” she added. “Haters gonna hate & deniers will deny.”
- Thunberg also fired back at Mnuchin, saying, “It doesn’t take a college degree in economics to realise that our remaining 1,5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil read more >>>