Ross Clark Ross Clark

Child climate change protestors aren’t truants, they’re traumatised

Earlier this week I wrote a blog here accusing children who were planning to take part in today’s Youth4Climate march of wanting to play truant. I realise now that I may have been a little harsh on them. Having read and heard what they have been saying and posting this morning, I fear that some of them at least may be suffering from trauma.

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