Greenwash

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Greenwash is a term coined to indicate an attempt to depict a product, company or practice as "green", "sustainable" or "environmentally friendly" in a dishonest or inaccurate way.

For example, attempts to portray use of fossil fuels as a clean energy source such as the term "clean coal" have been described as greenwash.[1][2]

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  1. Time to bury the 'clean coal' myth, guardian.co.uk, Fred Pearce, October 30 2008
  2. Green groups accused of clean coal 'greenwash', Sydney Morning Herald, April 15, 2008


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