17 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg came to our City and was joined by hundreds of other young people keen to hear what she had to say. It was a peaceful and informed protest. Afterwards there was a significant amount of social media coverage. However, I was struck by the amount of nasty and disturbing messages sent to both her and the other young people who attended the event from 'key board' warriors shouting abuse to a young woman trying to make a positive difference.
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© Pete Levy