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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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ENERGY RESOURCE-27 February 2007-Energy Curtailment Specialists Goes Green with Carbon Offsets for Company, Employees(C)2007 JeraOne - http://www.
Forest carbon offsets are also widely sought after in the voluntary market, where corporate social responsibility buyers seek "charismatic" carbon offsets, such as those that protect forests.
EcoSecurities, which sources, develops and trades carbon offsets, has acquired Trexler Climate + Energy Services Inc.
WGES CleanSteps(SM) Carbon Offsets now available to natural gas customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia; effort includes creation of new Carbon Reduction Fund designed to help clean the Chesapeake Bay
1 forest carbon project developer now has secured contracts for two million carbon offsets, valued at $12 million
The program provides corporate customers worldwide with the opportunity to reduce the carbon footprints associated with their vehicle rentals through the purchase of carbon offsets.
This follows on the publication of the Carbon Offsets Paper in 2014 and the draft Carbon Tax Bill in November 2015.
The carbon offsets are available through United's partnership with global NGO Sustainable Travel International and enable participants to support projects designed to help reduce greenhouse gases as well as provide social and economic benefits to communities where those projects are located.
Commerce Bank (NASDAQ: CBSH) said it has issued Sustain:Green MasterCard, a biodegradable credit card that rewards cardholders with carbon offsets on purchases.
To learn more about redeeming miles for carbon offsets, customers should visit www.
WGES CleanSteps[R] Carbon Offsets support independently verified local carbon-reduction projects in the areas of efficient transportation and landfill gas capture and destruction.
s Auditor General John Doyle has issued a scathing report on the provincial government's efforts to be carbon neutral, saying efforts to buy carbon offsets to counter its greenhouse gas emissions are not "credible.