The #1 New York Times bestseller by Time's 2019 Person of the Year
"Greta Thunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates." —Barack Obama
groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist
who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address
to the United Nations
In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish
girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to
protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement,
inspiring millions of students to go on strike for our planet, forcing
governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.
No One Is Too Small to Make A Difference
brings you Greta in her own words, for the first time. Collecting her
speeches that have made history across the globe, from the United
Nations to Capitol Hill and mass street protests, her book is a rallying
cry for why we must all wake up and fight to protect the living planet,
no matter how powerless we feel. Our future depends upon it.
A POWERFUL STORY: Greta is an unlikely hero
for our climate crisis. She began striking from school in Sweden at age
fifteen in order to protest the inaction of leaders on the climate
crisis and she has since risen to become one of the most important
activists fighting climate change. She has Asperger’s which she
describes as a gift that enables her to see the problem “in black and
FIVE NEW SPEECHES IN THIS UPDATED EDITION: While
there is a bestselling UK edition of this book, this book is considerably
expanded and will include all of her major speeches from September
including her address to Congress and her address to the United Nations.
These speeches are quite inspiring. Makes a great gift, or book to leave around where bored young folk are apt to find it.
Compact 7" X 4" size, 149 pages.
“When I turned in my book last September, I was skeptical that dramatic
political progress on climate change was even possible, since so little
had been accomplished over the past few decades. We’re still moving far,
far too slowly to avoid climate catastrophe, but Greta Thunberg’s book
of speeches—and even more so, her incredibly inspiring turn as global
warming’s Joan of Arc, leading millions of protestors into the streets
all across the world—made me realize that my own political cynicism is
just another form of naivete. And that climate change is much too
important to ever give up on.” —David Wallace–Wells, author of The Uninhabitable Earth