carbon-neutral


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

car·bon-neu·tral

(kär′bən-no͞o′trəl, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Of or relating to a process or activity in which the total amount of carbon in carbon-containing gases released into the environment is offset by the amount of carbon in such gases removed from the environment.

carbon-neutral

adj
(Environmental Science) not affecting the total amount of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere
References in periodicals archive ?
AWS launched its first carbon-neutral region, US West (Oregon), in 2011.
A deal to implement an integrated plan for the Red Sea city of El Gouna to become carbon-neutral was signed recently in Egypt.
28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Red Sea city of El Gouna witnessed today, 27 January, 2014, the signing of an agreement among the Egyptian Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Environment and El-Gouna City in order to help it implement an integrated plan to become a carbon-neutral city.
Carbon-neutral means being a state in which CO 2 emissions are reduced to zero.
Last year, after some foot dragging, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla released a plan for how the country can make its carbon-neutral dream a reality.
Only companies that decide to offset their full emissions can be awarded a carbon-neutral label.
Making the DHL Express Envelope carbon-neutral is one more way to help businesses make smart, environmentally responsible transportation decisions," said Ian Clough, CEO of DHL Express U.
As the Formula One Grand Prix gears up for its Austin debut, the event has become an example of the promises and pitfalls of trying to organize a carbon-neutral sports event.
The firm launched carbon-neutral lingerie last year and have flogged 170,000 bras so far.
The store launched carbon-neutral lingerie last year and has flogged 170,000 bras so far.
The vineyard, based at Woodhouse Farm, Holmbridge, and owned by Ian and Rebecca Sheveling, aims to become the first carbon-neutral vineyard as well as Yorkshire's premier vineyard - encouraging visitors and tourists for recreational and educational purposes.
BRIDGEND-BASED Buy As You View has launched a major initiative to improve the efficiency of its vehicle fleet in the hope of becoming a carbon-neutral company by 2015.