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- n. a reduction in carbon dioxide emission by a third party purchased by a heavy carbon dioxide producer as part of carbon emissions trading
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Prohibit all scams aiming to give renewable energy credits or carbon offset credits to waste incinerators and landfill gas burning!
The offsets could be sold, however, in the United States, where the $700 million domestic carbon offset market is unregulated (and where prices are generally half those of Kyoto-regulated offsets).