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English definition of “carbon abatement”

carbon abatement

noun [U]     NATURAL RESOURCES, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the reduction of the amount of carbon dioxide that is produced when coal and oil are burned : Fossil fuel-based carbon abatement technologies ( CATs ) enable fossil fuels to be used with substantially reduced CO2 emissions .
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