Young climate activists join Greta Thunberg for first major Fridays for Future strikes of pandemic

“Symbolism of in-person interaction, and the return of voices to the streets, is particularly important in the lead-up to COP,” said Darrick Evensen, a lecturer in environmental politics at the University of Edinburgh. “A picture is worth a 1,000 words — well, you don’t have pictures of people corresponding on Facebook or Instagram or TikTok,” he said.

Source: WP