Carbon leakage - Definition, glossary, details

Carbon leakage refers to increase in carbon emission in one country due to emission reduction of the same in another country. This may occur when industries offshore their production facility outside their country to reduce their carbon footprint. This would result in increase in emission in another country where the manufacturing unit is started. The other way of looking at it is, leakage of carbon dioxide stored underground is also termed as carbon leakage.

Other Terms

Carbon capture and storage Carbon sink Carbon Sequestration
Clean Development Mechanism Climate Change Carbon Credits
Carbon Trading Cap and Trade Carbon Footprint
Carbon Offset CO2 Scrubber Chemical Absorption
Cogeneration Certified Emission Reduction (CER) Coal Bed Methane (CBM)
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) Carbon Cycle Carbon Tax
Clathrate Gun Hypothesis Canadian Sedimentary Basin Carbon dioxide Fertilization
Carbon dioxide Equivalent Carbon Intensity Clean Coal technology
Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT) Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Carbon Market Conference of Parties (COP) Carbon Allowance
Carbon Offset Cap Rock Chloroflurocarbons (CFCs)
CO2 migration Carbon Adsorbent California Climate Action Registry (CCAR)
Carbon Financial Instrument (CFI) contract Carbon Neutral Climate Feedback
Climate lag Coal Mine Methane Carbon Accounting
Coal Gasification Carbon Price Carbon Calculation

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