British Wildlife 34.3 December 2022

Twitcher in the swamp

Schadenfreude, for example, or Zukunftangst, meaning ‘fear of the future’, a useful word just now. Or Angstmutter, the ‘mother of all crises’, another word with a strong contemporary resonance, and much better than the phrase that we, in our dead-eyed literalism, call ‘climate emergency’.”

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