the practice of objecting to something that will affect one or take place in one's locality
NIMBYism, nimby-ism[ˈnɪmbiɪzəm]n → le "où vous voudrez mais pas chez moi"fait de s'opposer à quelque chose qui va changer son voisinage, par exemple refuser la construction d'un hôpital psychiatrique près de chez soi
Mr Jenkin's shrill attacks on renewable energy, with no replacements mentioned, and his clear disregard for housing needs, show all too clearly how out of touch the self-appointed mouthpieces of windy nimbyism actually are.
THERE have been a lot of letters printed in the Gazette from residents lately regarding councils building new houses in their areas which they are against, they, the residents in the areas concerned say it isn't nimbyism.
This is destructive and loudly clamouring scepticism born of vested interest, nimbyism, publicity seeking, controversialism, or sheer blinkered dogmatic political bloody-mindedness" - Energy Secretary Ed Davey attacks climate change sceptics.