Meaning of “carbon abatement” in the English Dictionary

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"carbon abatement" in Business English

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carbon abatementnoun [ U ]

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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.

(Definition of “carbon abatement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)