By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com
Published: 04:03 BST, 22 April 2021 | Updated: 04:03 BST, 22 April 2021
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been mocked for claiming that climate change is a product of racial injustice, as she relaunched her controversial Green New Deal.
The New York congresswoman on Tuesday spoke in front of the Capitol to promote her plan, which set a series of ambitious targets such as eliminating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade and transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Ocasio-Cortez said that climate change must be viewed through the lens of race.
'The climate crisis is a crisis born of injustice, and it is a crisis born of the pursuit of profit at any and all human and ecological cost,' she said.