Edited by Grace Maddrell
An International Youth Manifesto for Climate Justice
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An Introduction by Grace
Voices from Africa
Voices from Asia
Voices from Europe
Voices from North America
Voices from South America
‘If you are ready to be humbled by the wisdom, wit and sheer conviction of youth climate activists, dive right into this book.’
Kate Raworth, author of Doughnut Economics
‘Being part of this project means telling my story and my demands from the leaders. Every activist has a story to tell, every story has a solution to give and every solution has a life to change.’
Vanessa Nakate, author of A Bigger Picture
‘Grace has eloquently gathered the global anxiety of a generation of young, determined change makers. Armed with science, their intention is a noble one: to make global governments and corporations act now.’
Susie Hewson, founder of Natracare
‘What really comes through in this book is the urgency. This is not an issue for tomorrow, it is now. Right now. And Grace, at only fifteen, is one of the many young people who are really scared about their future, our future and the future for the planet. We must not go on ignoring them.’
Julia Hailes MBE, sustainability pioneer
‘These are the voices we need to listen to.’
Cathy Runciman, co-founder of Atlas of the Future
The Editor: Grace Maddrell
Grace Maddrell first went on school strike for the climate at the age of thirteen and has since become a passionate activist for equality and climate justice. Grace was first inspired to tweet asking for contributions to what became Tomorrow Is Too Late in November 2019, two months after marching in the September global climate justice strike.
Grace has worked with various activist groups, including Fridays for Future and the #SaveCongoRainforest, and helped co-found Solo But Not Alone, a social media solo striker support group. Grace is home-schooled and lived in Somerset in southwest England at the time of compiling Tomorrow Is Too Late.
On Eco-Activism & Solastalgia
I’m sure many of us know what it’s like waking up and feeling as if there’s a weight on your chest, for no apparent reason at all; of fighting for something to look forward to because the present circumstances are just so very bleak… what we’re talking about here is those global issues and crises that impact our mental well-being often more than even we know. More particularly, about a single, overwhelming global issue: The climate crisis.
Grace Maddrell first went on school strike for the climate at the age of thirteen, and has since become a passionate activist for equality and climate justice. In On Eco-Activism & Solastalgia she asks, what is the impact of the climate crisis on mental well-being and what is the cost of activism and advocacy against the climate crisis on our mental health?
“We deserve to be heard and listened to. We deserve a say in our future… We are not going to sit by and let this happen. We are acting.”
- COP 26
- United Nations Climate Action
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
- Friends of the Earth
- Extinction Rebellion
- The Good Goddess Project
- The Ocean Cleanup
- The Rivers Trust
- The People’s Trust for Endangered Species
- The Tree Council
- Action for Conservation
- Tree Sisters
- The Wildlife Trusts
- Woodland Trust
- World Wide Fund for Nature
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
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