A carbon offset is something you can buy to (supposedly) negate the climate damage you’ve done by burning fossil fuels.
Energy powers all human activity, including business. But fossil fuel carbon emissions have brought the world to the brink of climate catastrophe. Money and business will be key to transitioning away from fossil fuels and averting that catastrophe.
Divestment is when investors sell their shares in a company or industry, to show their disapproval of that company or industry.
A monopoly is a business that totally controls its market, because it has no competition and therefore customers have no other options.
Deferred liabilities are bills that companies put off paying for years, and sometimes try to get out of altogether.
Greenwashing is when companies try to disguise how bad their products and practices are for the planet.
Stranded assets are large investments which have been rendered useless by an unexpected market change.
Co-ops are groups that pool resources to help each other survive, thrive and maintain their independence.
Capital investments are big, expensive projects that provide benefits over many years, and often generate income to help pay for themselves.