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Though carbon offset is seen by some as controversial and no replacement for reducing carbon emissions, by others it is seen as playing a part in helping individuals, companies and institutions reduce their carbon footprint. Many companies have sprung up that offer carbon offset. They place a price on the carbon released, then invest that money in ways that take carbon out of equation. This may be planting trees that absorb carbon as they grow, or investing in renewable energy in third world countries that replace fossil fuel technologies.