Balancing the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions Greenhouse Gas (GHG) EmissionsGases that trap infrared rays in the atmosphere, contributing to global heating. Examples include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous…Read on اقرأ المزيد of a certain entity with an equal amount removed. This is ideally done by minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and taking measures to absorb the remaining emissions from the atmosphere. Such measures may include tree planting and other offsetting OffsettingCompensating carbon dioxide/ greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in a certain place by removing equal amounts of emissions from…Read on اقرأ المزيد schemes. While the concept has made it into the Paris Agreement Paris AgreementAn agreement reached at COP21 in Paris in 2015 with a set of targets, most notably keeping global heating at 1.5…Read on اقرأ المزيد , with the formulation of net zero in the second half of the century, it is a trade-off, as the concept allows for continuing fossil fuel Fossil FuelRefers to energy materials extracted from the earth and used for burning. The three main fossil fuels are oil, fossil…Read on اقرأ المزيد extraction and burning – if sufficient offsets are found. However, climate science tells us that even net zero in 2050 is not sufficient to achieve the Paris Targets Paris Targets: 2° and 1.5° TargetKeeping the global mean temperature below 1.5 °C or 2°C heating compared to pre-industrial levels. Temperatures are expected to be…Read on اقرأ المزيد .

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