anti-green

adjective an·ti-green \ ¦an-ˌtī-¦grēn , ¦an-tē- \

Definition of anti-green

: opposed to policies intended to protect or improve the environment
  • No matter how green individual homes are, suburban sprawl is intrinsically anti-green. It generates infrastructure inefficiency; car dependency and rising fossil fuel demand; carbon-emitting, time-wasting road congestion; and, despite availability of inexpensive land at ever-greater distances from jobs, escalating development, construction and public service costs.
  • —Roger K. LewisWashington Post2 May 2009

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