On being carbon neutral: Being carbon neutral typically means having a zero carbon footprint, or achieving net zero carbon emissions by balancing a measured amount of carbon released with an equivalent amount sequestered or offset. Best practice for people seeking carbon neutral status entails reducing and/or avoiding carbon emissions first so that only unavoidable emissions are offset. We do this the following ways:
neutral is so passé ...
Well, being carbon neutral just isn't good enough anymore, we have to be carbon negative to offset Al Gore's home. So, we've embarked on a local program to sequester all that bad carbon. You can read about it here and here.