cap-and-trade

adjective (prenominal)

denoting a scheme which allows companies with high greenhouse gas emissions to buy an emission allowance from companies which have fewer emissions, in a bid to reduce the overall impact to the environment

Nearby words

  1. cap screw,
  2. cap sleeve,
  3. cap spinning,
  4. cap'n,
  5. cap-a-pie,
  6. cap-de-la-madeleine,
  7. cap-haitien,
  8. cap.,
  9. cap. moll.,
  10. capa

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