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dark green

dark green  adj.— «Some environmental funds, for example, only invest in clean-technology companies promoting a cleaner environment; such funds are often known as “dark green.”» —“With ethical stocks struggling, is it time...

snow-mageddon

snow-mageddon  n.— «Plenty of snow is heading our way for the holidays, along with freezing rain and high winds. With two looming storms, and a possible third on Christmas Eve, Environment Canada is dubbing it “snow-mageddon...

tabletop exercise

tabletop exercise  n.— «Emergency services, voluntary agencies, utility companies, health authorities, the Environment Agency and the RAF simulated what they would do to help the area recover in the event of a major flood. Exercise...

green lung

green lung  n.— «I will show the state government what can be done to transform the area into a green lung to create a sustainable living environment for Penangites.» —“Green lung idea for landfill” by Winnie...

baghouse

baghouse  n.— «Environmental protection laws have codes limiting water flows and particulate and smoke emissions from oil refineries and asphalt processing plants, and not only dust but sulfur dioxides, smoke and other emissions are...

biological supermarket

biological supermarket  n.— «According to the federal Environmental Protection Agency, wetlands are “among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs.” The EPA’s website refers to them as...