Category N

Net reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

A net reduction refers to the total reduction of greenhouse gases left after the amount of greenhouse gases produced by an entity in its activities has been subtracted out of the amount of greenhouse gases that the entity has reduced…


Negligence refers to the “failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.”

Negative Obligation

Refers to an obligation that requires an individual or entity to refrain from acting in some way – or, in other words, to not do something. This contrasts with positive obligations, which require that an individual or entity affirmatively act…