Article published : Thursday, February 13th, 2020 (8:07 am)
’I’ve lost friends’: the young climate strikers forced to go it alone Activism can be lonely in rural areas, but social media lets lone children’s voices be amplifiedIn a remote village in north Norfolk, nine-year-old Amelia Bradbury has been standing alone outside her school gates every Friday for months. Like hundreds of thousands of young people across the world, she is following Greta Thunberg’s lead and campaigning for action on the climate crisis – but, far from any of the big city demonstrations, she’s having to go it alone.”I was quite scared the first time because no one was doing it with me,” says Amelia. ”But I’m doing this because I care about something. I really want people to listen to me and to make a difference.” Continue reading...
Author : Jessica Murray