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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 1068-0198
Amount 0.1 ton (CO2 Equivalant)
Owner ID 1605-8735
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 riku
Start Date 2009/07/07


What is equivalent to 0.1 tons of CO2?

The weight of 3 Emperor Penguins or a scooter bike

The volume of a one room unit ( lxwxh=4x5x2.5 m)

The average per capita emissions of 2 days of an American , 3.5 days of a Japanese , 9 days of a Chinese or37 days of an Indian.

Emissions when driving 430km in an average car

1.5 months household electrical use of an average Japanese

Cedar tree carbon sequestration per year in an area of 2 boxing rings.

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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