Carbonneutral

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Origin

First recorded in 1990–95 (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Carbonneutral

Carbonneutral

adjective

  1. pertaining to or having achieved a state in which the net amount of carbon dioxide or other carbon compounds emitted into the atmosphere is reduced to zero because it is balanced by actions to reduce or offset these emissions:

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Carbonneutral

adjective

  1. Making or resulting in no net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, especially as a result of carbon offsetting.

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Carbonneutral

adjective

  1. : having or resulting in no net addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere Wood-fired electricity qualifies as carbon-neutral because the carbon dioxide the generators emit would have been released anyway as trees die and decompose. — Boston Globe, 8 May 2009 : counterbalancing the emission of carbon dioxide with carbon offsets … advertises itself as the first carbon-neutral polymer producer—though to meet that claim it has to purchase carbon offset certificates for the energy needed for the process.— Jessica Marshall, New Scientist, 7 July 2007

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