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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:

2 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:
2009/04/20 22:50

[What is equivalent to 2 tons of CO2?]

The weight of 1 Hippopotamus or a large car

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

The average per capita emissions of 5 weeks of an American , 2.5 months of a Japanese , 6 months of a Chinese or 2 years of an Indian.

Emissions when driving 8600km in an average car

The household emissions of an average Japanese

Cedar tree carbon sequestration per year in an area of 4 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

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"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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