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offset,

n a deduction; a counterclaim; a contrary claim or demand by which a given claim may be lessened or cancelled.
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Scientists now believe that, with further research, these species could play a major role in off-setting climate change.
Currently, large plantations of one type of tree, such as Eucalpytus, are popular as carbon off-setting or sequestration projects in the tropics because they also provide commercial benefits, but they do not support tropical biodiversity.
let the train take the strain and (above) consider off-setting the effects of your fl ight abroad.
Of those who said they knew a lot or a fair amount about carbon off-setting almost six in ten agreed with the view that "carbon off-setting encourages people to carry on doing things that harm the environment", and one in three believed that "carbon off-setting will make no difference in the fight against climate change"
The estimated cost of off-setting his emissions was a meagre EUR35.
ONE of the biggest current issues in the arena of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is carbon off-setting.
Options are a popular technique when the company does not want to commit to a hedge position or is concerned about lack of an off-setting accounting gain/loss.