Green fatigue is now pervasive.
Numerous environment-theme blogs and news sites over the past week have pointed to a statement put out by Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., calling for the demise of all "green" labeling.
Since 1975, the university has been taking nominations for words that need to be banned. The top vote getters for 2008 were "green" and "going green." Also on the black list were the terms carbon footprint and carbon offset.
One word-banning nominator, Ed Hardiman from Bristow, Va., summed up his lack of patience nicely: &… Read more