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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:

1 ton (CO2 Equivalant)

Certificate Source:
Emission Credit Cancel / Brazil : Braco Norte III Small Hydro Plant ( Ref.0667 )

Credit Type:
Certified Emission Reduction ( CER )

Certificate HolderHandle Name:

Certificate HolderUser ID:

Start Date:
2010/02/27 16:10

[What is equivalent to 1 ton of CO2?]

The weight of 1 Bear or a small car

The volume of a 25m swimming pool ( lxwxd=25x10x2 m)

The average per capita emissions of 2.5 weeks of an American , 5 weeks of a Japanese , 3 months of a Chinese or 1 year of an Indian.

Emissions when driving 4300km in an average car

half of the household emissions of an average Japanese

Cedar tree carbon sequestration per year in an area of 2 bascketball courts


Q.What is a CO2 Reduction Certificate?

A.A CO2 Reduction Certificate is a certificate that proves that the owner of the certificate has reduced Green House Gases.

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

A.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.

What is a CO2 Reduction Certificate?

Q.Emission Credits and CO2 Reduction Certificate in 3 minutes

A.This is for those of you who may think .. .
"A certificate that proves that you have reduced CO2? Sounds pretty fishy. Well Ive heard of Emission Trading but I dont understand the details very well."

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