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The Search for New Words to Make Us Care About the Climate Crisis

The Search for New Words to Make Us Care About the Climate Crisis

Can new loanwords help us make sense of and talk about the climate crisis? Given that this is a global crisis that needs action and ideas from everywhere, it makes sense to borrow from all languages to put into words what one’s own language might not be capable of.


From Weekly Filet #291, in February 2020.

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