greenspeak


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greenspeak

(ˈɡriːnˌspiːk)
n
(Environmental Science) the jargon used by those who campaign for the conservation of the world's natural resources and the improvement of the environment
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(1999) Greenspeak: a Study of Environmental Discourse, and more recently and concisely in Peter Muhlhausler and Adrian Peace's (2006) review article 'Environmental Discourses' in the Annual Review of Anthropology.
Presidential greenspeak: How presidents talk about the environment and what it means.
Former Fed chief Alan Greenspan brazenly and proudly refers to this deception as "purposeful obfuscation" and "destructive syntax." And the lap dogs of the kept media go along with the lying and evasion, admiringly referring to it as "Greenspeak" and "Fed-speak" instead of exposing it for the criminal deception that it is.
Heinz, Bettina; Cynthia Hsin-I Cheng, and Inuzuka, Ako (2007) "Greenpeace greenspeak: a transcultural discourse analysis".
For a view that finds historical reference to a religious influence over environmental policy in presidential speeches, see Jonathan Cannon & Jonathan Rhiel, Presidential Greenspeak: How Presidents Talk about the Environment and What It Means, 23 STAN.
'Despite all the greenspeak from Tony Blair, there's been no reduction in CO2 emissions since Labour came to power,' said James' Any reduction that might have been achieved is on account of the demise of the coal and steel industries in Wales, both major emitters of pollutants.
If most voters really oppose environmental protection, why dress up your policies in Greenspeak?