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carbon offset

n
(Environmental Science)
a. a compensatory measure made by an individual or company for carbon emissions, usually through sponsoring activities or projects which increase carbon dioxide absorption, such as tree planting
b. (as modifier): a carbon-offset scheme.
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The carbon offsetting system will be phased in starting in 2021 on a voluntary basis and will become mandatory for all countries, excluding the least developed countries and nations with very low levels of aviation activity, in 2027.
Independently commended for its approach to carbon offsetting, a report by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon found BP Target Neutral "sets a new bar for the major events industry and BP should be congratulated for its programme design in this regard.
The carbon offsetting initiative, which is also offered as a free service for meeting planner members of Club Carlson, is managed through Carlson Rezidor's partner, Carbon Footprint Ltd.
12539;If the below is applicable, Nipponkoa will pay a certain amount for each applicable case and implement carbon offsetting.
Carbon offsetting involves paying an annual sum to myclimate, equivalent to the cost of repairing the environmental damage caused by carbon emissions.
Today this charitable Swiss organisation is one of the leading global providers of voluntary and compliance carbon offsetting solutions.
The whole idea of carbon offsetting is to fund plans that are going to provide additional environmental protection.
For Stephan Wehr, director of Greenhouse Gas Management Services at the Delphi Group in Ottawa, it seems logical to merge positive social impact with carbon offsetting.
Plans to expand carbon offsetting at the forthcoming UN climate talks could stem the growth of a low carbon economy in the UK according to environmental groups following the publication of a new report.
With a strong focus on standards, myclimate-The Climate Protection Partnership--has won a global reputation as a provider of high-quality carbon offsetting measures.
concluded a carbon offsetting contract Monday, they said.
Carbon offsetting is one of the ways people can reduce their own personal environmental footprint.