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The crowd cried out in cheers for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who thanked them for showing up and highlighting the urgency of the climate crisis.
“This issue is the issue, one of the most important issues of our time,” she said, adding: “We must be too big and too radical to ignore.”
Climate action requires a democratic restructuring of the economy, she said.
“What we’re not gonna do is go from oil barons to solar barons,” she told the crowd.