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Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg wearing a yellow raincoat


#Activists #Disabled Voices #Figures in Sustainability #intergenerational equity #Youth Voices


Doug Fogelson

You have likely seen or heard about Greta Thunberg speaking truth to power, pushing for real and significant actions today while clearly pointing the blame to generations preceding her own. Thunberg’s grassroots activism began when she was 15 years old and grew into addressing large conferences sponsored by the United Nations, as well as various speeches, strikes, and social media efforts earning her nominations for the Nobel Prize.

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  • Thunberg's activism began at home, when she convinced her parents to begin reducing their carbon footprint through lifestyle choices.

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