Definition of carbon credit in English:

carbon credit

Syllabification: car·bon cred·it

noun

A permit that allows a country or organization to produce a certain amount of carbon emissions and that can be traded if the full allowance is not used.
More example sentences
  • Companies who go over the limit have to purchase carbon credits elsewhere.
  • President Barak Obama has strongly advocated an auction system for carbon credits.
  • The company hopes to turn a profit by selling carbon credits.

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Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something