do-goodery

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do-goodery (plural do-gooderies)

  1. the supposedly helpful activities of a do-gooder.
    • 2010 By Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Energy and Climate Change Committee. P.5 Emissions Performance Standards
    • Professor Gibbins: It would do if the EPS was applied properly to biomass. With large-scale biomass at the moment we are seeing some travesties of environmental do-goodery, in fact, because we are seeing 295 MW biomass plants being built...