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==External links== ==External links==
* [[Wikipedia:Greenwash]] * [[Wikipedia:Greenwash]]
-* [http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Greenwashing Greenwashing], sourcewatch.org+* [http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Greenwashing Greenwashing], sourcewatch.org - a wiki for tracking and revealing greenwash
* [http://www.greenwashing.net/ greenwashing.net] * [http://www.greenwashing.net/ greenwashing.net]
 +* [http://www.stopgreenwashing.org/ stopgreenwashing.org] - detect and combat greenwash
 +* [http://www.greenwashingindex.com/index.php greenwashingindex.com] - view and rate greenwash.
 +* [http://www.greenwashreport.org/ Greenwashreport.org] - contains information for identifying, avoiding and reporting greenwash with a focus on Australia.
==References== ==References==

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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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