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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 3473-2300
Amount 5 ton (CO2 Equivalant)
Owner ID 9604-4428
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 つる@上海
Start Date 2012/12/25


What is equivalent to 5 tons of CO2?

The weight of 1 Elephant or a small bus

The volume of five 25m swimming pools ( lxwxd=25x10x2 m)

The average per capita emissions of 3 months of an American , 6 months of a Japanese , 1 year and 3 months of a Chinese or 5 years of an Indian.

Emissions when driving a little than half way and around the world in an average car

The household emissions of an average Japanese family.

Cedar tree carbon sequestration per year in an area of half a soccor field.

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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