Definition of carbon offsetting in English:
The counteracting of carbon dioxide emissions with an equivalent reduction of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
- I foresee a sweaty dystopia in which you will have to engage in carbon offsetting every time you make a trip to Waitrose.
- However, neither carbon offsetting nor individual lifestyle changes will halt climate change.
- Carbon offsetting allows people to compensate for the greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing credits from pollution-reduction projects.
Definition of carbon offsetting in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.