Oxford Dictionaries declares 'climate emergency' word of the year

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Climate change has dominated the discourse this year | Credit: School Strike4Climate
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Climate change has dominated the discourse this year | Credit: School Strike4Climate

Dictionary identifies a 'demonstrable escalation in language' used to describe climate change

Oxford Dictionaries has today declared 'climate emergency' its Word of the Year for 2019, thanks to heightened public awareness of the climate issue having generated "an enormous amount of discussion"...

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