Will a major country achieve complete carbon neutrality by 2040?
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Carbon neutrality is just net-zero emissions, so will a major country be able to reach a state where the amount of emissions released into the atmosphere is equal to the offset or the amount removed?

Major countries like USA, China, Germany, France, and the UK.

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Re-opened with a more reasonable closing date.

predicts NO

Was this closed on purpose?

Could you let us know your definition of a major country? Is it based on population, GDP per capita, landmass or something else?

Would you consider Sweden, Denmark or New Zealand to be major countries?

Also, how does this resolve if a country declares themselves to have officially hit net zero but there are cynics saying that some of their carbon offsets shouldn't count for various reasons?