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carbon offsetting

noun
1.
a program in which a company, country, etc., reduces or offsets its carbon emissions through the funding of activities and projects that improve the environment:
Carbon offsetting does not always have a quantifiable impact on the planet.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95
Related forms
carbon offset, noun
carbon offsetter [awf-set-er, of-] /ˈɔfˌsɛt ər, ˈɒf-/ (Show IPA), noun
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