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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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Auto Business News-April 19, 2017--Hertz launches new carbon offset program
airlines, today applauded the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for reaching an agreement to implement a global carbon offset system as a complement to industry and government advances in technology, sustainable alternative aviation fuels, operations and infrastructure measures to support the goal of achieving carbon neutral growth in international aviation from 2020.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 28, 2015-Wyndham Worldwide becomes launch partner for carbon offset program
Dubai: UAE-based hospitality group, TIME Hotels announced today (Tuesday, 6th May) that it has launched the Middle East's first carbon offset accommodation at two of its hotels in Dubai.
Time Hotels has launched the Middle East's first carbon offset accommodation initiative with the 'Hotel Stay Carbon Offset Programme', which aims to offset 320 tonnes of carbon emissions by year end, equivalent to flying 60 passengers around the world.
As the energy world looks forward to the 2014 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, BP is working with Masdar to deliver the lowest-carbon WFES yet following the announcement of BP Target Neutral as the Summit's Official Carbon Offset Partner.
The offsetting happens through Verified Carbon Standard Credits of wind farms in Kerala, India combined with one additional tree planted in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya for each tonne of carbon offset.
12539;A carbon offset is a partial or total compensation (offset) of greenhouse gas emissions generated in daily life, etc.
The workshop brought together about 100 urban forest stakeholders from diverse organizations around California to build a common understanding of the state's emerging carbon offset market and the potential for urban forest projects to participate through California's urban forest project protocol.
TSX VENTURE:ESR), a pioneer in carbon offset projects based on forest conservation and restoration, has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Wildlife Works.
The agreement is in association with international carbon offset foundation myclimate, a foundation providing consultancy, advisory and carbon management services to help companies reduce their environmental impact by offsetting carbon emissions and reducing or, where possible, replacing their use of fossil fuels.
The agreement is in association with international carbon offset foundation myclimate, which is exhibiting at the World Future Energy Summit on the Swiss Pavilion.