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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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Global hospitality company signs on as launch partner for airline's corporate carbon offset program
Contract notice: Accompanying post to carbon offset program at the international climate and program proximity in france.
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.
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.
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.
The package includes a Carbon Offset program to help policyholders offset greenhouse gas emissions associated with their residence by purchasing carbon offsets, based on a rate per-square toot and type of energy used.
Designer and implementer of corporate carbon reduction strategies and solutions Carbonzero on Wednesday announced that it has been selected as the official carbon offset provider for Canadian carrier WestJet.
Ever since the World Bank lowered its energy efficiency standards, power plants have been able to raise them again to where they were before August 1996, and count that as a carbon offset.