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 >>>