Commenting policy

Verde encourages productive discussions on the topic of our articles produced in our comment section, and on our social media profiles and posts. All comments are pre-moderated, and we reserve the right to delay, prevent posting, or delete any comments from the website ( and social media accounts, for any reason without justification. Comments found to be impersonating, doxxing, or invading the privacy of private individuals; posting libelous or obscene content; spamming posts, links to alternate websites, or self-promotional information, in particular those which ask for money; using bots to post content; and comments which include hate speech—defined as an attack on someone for the reason of their characteristics of a protected group, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sex, gender expression, disability and disease, or immigration status—are subject to be withheld from posting or deletion.