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CO2 Reduction Certificate
This certifies that you have contributed to reducing Green House Gas Emissions through the Kyoto Mechanism.
Certificate ID 0265-8400
Amount 100 ton (CO2 Equivalant)
Owner ID 0204-2600
Credit Type Certified Emission Reduction ( CER )
Certificate Source Emission Credit Cancel / India : 6.75 MW Small Scale Grid Connected “Wind Electricity Generation Project” by Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited. ( Ref.1053 )

Owner Handle Name 正畠宏一
Start Date 2008/07/16


What is equivalent to 100 tons of CO2?

The weight of 1 Blue Whale or 4 train carriages or a 757 airliner

The volume 10 gymnasiums ( lxwxd=25x20x10 m)

The average per capita emissions of 5 years of an American , 10 years of a Japanese , 25 years of a Chinese or 100 years of an Indian.

Emissions when running a little less than 11 times around the world in an average car

Cedar tree carbon sequestration per year in an area little over one and a half base ball stadiums. ( Tokyo Dome )

What is a CO2 Reduction Certificate? Is it the same as Carbon Offset?

A CO2 Reduction Certificate is a Certificate that proves that you have reduced Green House Gas Emissions which cause Global Warming. Please refer to this page for details.

What is the differenct between a CO2 Reduction Certificate and a Carbon Offset Certificate ?

A CO2 REDUCTION CERTIFICATE proves that a certain amount of Emission Credits have been CANCELLED by the owner. On the other hand A CARBON OFFSET CERTIFICATE proves that a certain amount of Emission Credits have been RETIRED by the owner. Please refer to the question What is the difference between cancelling and retiring Emission Credits? for a more detailed explanation.

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