[ klahy-mit krim-uh-nl ]
/ ˈklaɪ mɪt ˌkrɪm ə nl /
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a person, business, country, or other entity whose actions or activities are considered particularly destructive to the environment: Emissions are rising faster than ever, while carbon trading allows climate criminals to pollute and profit.It is especially ugly when the comparison comes down to small personal choices, like the Prius driver who thinks the driver of a big SUV is a climate criminal.
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Origin of climate criminal
First recorded in 2000–05
Words nearby climate criminal
climant, climate, climate canary, climate change, climate control, climate criminal, climate denial, climate denier, climate emergency, climate fiction, climatic
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