Book review: Tori Tsui’s vital book on eco-anxiety trips up in tangle of jargon

highlights the very real toll the climate crisis is taking on young people’s emotional well-being, but this excessively academic read will struggle to win converts to the cause

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, is the most famous of all young eco-conscious campaigners. Picture: Getty

There was a time when the young were largely free to get on with the job of growing up, while older, more experienced adults managed the serious business of looking after the future.

Lately, this natural order has been upended, with some youthful activists now finding themselves thrust into the unforgiving glare of the global media spotlight as the climate emergency deepens.

Most famous of all is Greta Thunberg, the Swedish activist who burst on ...