[Greenpeace’s]condemnations of [Resolute’s] forestry practices “do not hew to strict literalism or scientific precision,” as they concede in their latest legal filings. Their accusations against Resolute were instead “hyperbole,” “heated rhetoric,” and “non-verifiable statements of subjective opinion” that should not be taken “literally” or expose them to any legal liability.
Got them right in the kisser
In the UK we get fed up of the terminological inexact reports and campaigns of Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. In Canada GP come out with the exquisite euphemism
heated rhetoric is the coin of the realm.
Less delicately that would be “bloody lies”
But we have the same in Britain over fracking and possibly over bees.
And, of course, this is what Friends of the Earth were doing with this leaflet
It seems that the same thing is happening in North America and here is an article about Greenpeace at it in the National Review, who would probably regard me as a pinko.
by RICHARD GARNEAU March 2, 2017 4:00 AM A company unfairly attacked by the environmental group has sued it. A few years ago Greenpeace and allied groups chose my company, Resolute, Canada’s largest forest-products company, to be their next victim. They compiled…
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