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Carbon offsetting explained in 2 minutes

Countries lower their carbon footprint and become climate neutral by limiting the amount of greenhouse gases they produce and by compensating the emissions that can't be cut.

The carbon offsetting market has become increasingly attractive for countries, companies and individuals, who finance projects that will either suck CO2 out of the atmosphere, or reduce the CO2 release. This is done by buying carbon offsets.

Carbon offsetting will be a major point of tension at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Here's how it works and who can be involved in it.
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