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Once again, Conservatives attempted to come for Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Once again, she beat them at their own game.

A recent ad from MRCTV entitled More Shallow Thoughts with AOC uses a clip from an Instagram Live video in which she explains that the eventual monetary damage wreaked by an unaddressed climate crisis—such as mass flooding and worldwide food shortage—would be far greater than the cost of investing in putting a stop to it.

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Many like to pretend that the climate crisis is a recent discovery. Some still refuse to acknowledge that it's even real.

But a newspaper clipping from 1912 is beginning to recirculate for its chillingly on point prediction of what we know today as global warming. Feautured in the August 14, 1912 issue of The Rodney & Otamatea Times, the headline reads: Coal Consumption Affecting Climate.

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In Sunday night's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the HBO program host enlisted the aid of Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye—who holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell—is best known for teaching children the basics of science on his Emmy winning television show.

But his appearance on HBO Sunday was strictly for the adults. Oliver asked Nye to explain carbon pricing as it relates to climate change and global warming.

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) teamed up with The Intercept to produce an animated video about climate change and the need for immediate action to stave off impending environmental catastrophe.

The title, Art of the Green New Deal, is a clever and super shady twist on The Art of the Deal, the best-selling book from the 1990s that bears President Donald Trump's name, though it was written by his former friend Tony Schwartz.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on Republican critics of her Green New Deal resolution during a House Oversight hearing on climate change Tuesday, hitting back at the hypocrisy of Republicans who cry "socialism" whenever a Democrat proposes a tax subsidy for a green energy initiative.

As she put it:

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The Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has become one of the foremost voices of the Democratic party—and widely reviled on the right.

Despite Republicans like President Donald Trump and his son Don Jr. frequently demonizing her to their base, the Congresswoman has become known for being an artist of the clapback.

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tore into Republicans and their denial of climate change after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) forced a last-minute, ill-fated vote on the Green New Deal Tuesday afternoon.

AOC had encouraged her colleagues to vote 'present' because McConnell tried to "rush" a vote without holding a hearing on the Green New Deal - a series of proposals aimed at spurring investment in a sustainable future.

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