carbon offset

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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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Ranhagen further notes that the idea of 'carbon neutralising' in Australian cities by en masse tree planting means that 'the vegetation improves the air quality in a considerable way, and storm run-off water from the built-up areas can be filtrated.'