Eco Speak: Green Fatigue

green fatigue: [green] [fuh•teeg] n. Overwhelming feelings of exhaustion caused by preachy environmentalists and/or the overall complexity of the myriad ways to save the environment.
Sample usage: “Linda, I am so tired from calculating my carbon footprint, finding environmentally friendly products that are also inexpensive, and judging if offsets are worthwhile. I have major green fatigue.” “Well John, you better suck down an eco energy-drink. Greenhouse gas emissions aren’t going to decrease on their own, you know!”

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