Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Blames ‘The Trampling Of Indigenous Rights’ And Racial Injustice For Climate Change
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday that racial injustice and the violation of indigenous rights cause climate change.
“We must recognize in legislation that the trampling of indigenous rights is a cause of climate change, that the trampling of racial justice is a cause of climate change,” the New York Democrat said during a speech that reintroduced the Green New Deal. Ocasio-Cortez and several of her Democratic colleagues reintroduced the legislation after announcing it in 2019.
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