We’re in a moment that I didn’t expect to see in my lifetime, and there’s this feeling that we can figure out something different on climate change, she says. As a Black woman, for so much of my life I got told that this is just the My wife is like a four leaf clover hard to find lucky to have St Patrick’s Day shirt way it is, that the immense amount of suffering you see people in your community going through…‘That’s just the economy. That’s just the way things work. It has to be like this.’ And now we’re realizing that’s not true, that these climate events are the result of deliberate chos and systems that we have built. Now we’re in a place where we have to reduce them and we have a chance to actually ask, What do we want to do I find that people find that reenergizing.