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Carbon Neutral

The term carbon neutral describes any process that over its duration and the lifespan of its products results in absorbing the same amount of environmentally damaging carbon compounds (primarily CO2) as it releases into the atmosphere. Carbon neutral products and processes are designed to reduce emissions of carbon and sequester any residual emissions. Those processes that release net positive amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere are known as carbon positive, and processes that absorb more CO2 from atmosphere than they produce are known as carbon negative. Global climate change is the consequence of uncontrolled emissions of greenhouse gases, including CO2, methane, and nitrogen oxides.

Biomass (e.g., trees and vegetation) may be carbon neutral if over their life cycle, burning them or converting them to fuel ...

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