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100 Tonne UNCDM 10182 Biomass Energy Carbon Credit Offset – $12.27 per tonne

$1,227.00

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SKU: CDM10182 Category:

100 Tonne Carbon Offset

 

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United Nations Secretariat.

They finance verified projects that reduce and eliminate carbon and are subject to a rigorous registration and verification process.

CDM Projects earn Certified Emission Reduction (CER) units each equivalent to one tonne of CO2e.

Each CER has a unique serial number and is recorded on the CDM Registry of the United Nations Secretariat.

 

Projects can include wind, solar, hydro, forestry, vegetation, biomass waste recovery, chemical and fugitive emission reduction. They aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions whilst supporting sustainable development in developing countries.

 

  • Upon purchase, you will be issued with a certificate from the UN CDM Registry with the serial numbers of your CERs which you can verify on their website.
  • Your CERs are recorded as having being used to offset your emissions. This is called being ‘voluntarily cancelled’ and they are taken out of circulation and cannot be used again.

 

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Project Details

Project Details

SITUATION

Biomass, especially firewood and charcoal, is widely used in many developing countries as a fuel for cooking, particularly in rural areas. It is generally carried out on thermally inefficient traditional devices that produce large amounts of CO2 and indoor pollution which can cause respiratory health hazards.

SOLUTION

The project provides fuel-efficient cookstoves which reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions going into the atmosphere for cooking the same amount of food. Households save money by having less fuel requirements and health is improved through the reduction of indoor air pollutants

 

IMPACT

The project provides fuel savings for many poor households and reduces consumption of non-renewable wood. It  can lead to a significant reduction in the annual usage of biomass and a decrease in the rate of deforestation, which has a positive impact on biodiversity.

OUTCOME

Projects like these have distributed thousands of efficient cookstoves to replace open fires. They reflect traditional woodfire methods, but require approximately sixty-six percent less firewood. They considerably reduce smoke emissions and improve community health in developing countries.

 

VERIFICATION

CDM projects adhere to strict technological standards and are rigorously scrutinized through an international monitoring, reporting and verification process.

 

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