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12-04-2021 | Book Review

Greta Thunberg: No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

(Penguin, 2019), expanded edition, 112 pp., ISBN: 978-0141992716

Author: John Broome

Published in: Society | Issue 1/2021

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No One is Too Small to Make a Difference is a selection from the speeches given by Greta Thunberg over a period of about a year, from September 2018 to September 2019. Just before this period started, Thunberg was a solitary schoolgirl sitting outside the Parliament Building in Stockholm with her home-made placard “Skolstreijk för Klimatet” (“School strike for climate”). One year later, she was a global celebrity addressing the UN General Assembly in New York. …

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Footnotes
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Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter, ‘It’s not my fault: global warming and individual moral obligations’, in Perspectives on Climate Change: Science, Economics, Politics, Ethics. Advances in the Economics of Environmental Research, Volume 5, edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and R. B. Howarth, (Elsevier, 2005), pp. 293–315.
 
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Carleton, Tamma, Michael Delgado, Michael Greenstone, Trevor Houser, Solomon Hsiang, Andrew Hultgren, Amir Jina, Robert Kopp, Kelly McCusker, Ishan Nath, James Rising, Ashwin Rode, Hee Kwon Seo, Justin Simcock, Arvid Viaene, Jiacan Yuan, and Alice Zhang, ‘Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits’, Becker Friedman Institute Working Paper No. 2018–51, July 2019.
 
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John Broome, ‘How much harm does each of us do?’, in Philosophy and Climate Change, edited by Mark Budolfson, David Plunkett, and Tristram McPherson, (Oxford University Press, 2021), pp. 281–91.
 
Metadata
Title
Greta Thunberg: No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
(Penguin, 2019), expanded edition, 112 pp., ISBN: 978-0141992716
Author
John Broome
Publication date
12-04-2021
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Society / Issue 1/2021
Print ISSN: 0147-2011
Electronic ISSN: 1936-4725
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12115-021-00559-x

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