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carbon avoidance credits

The lovers and haters of carbon avoidance credits

Frequently, debates on the best approach to tackle climate change and reduce the amount of GHG emissions in the atmosphere are overwhelming. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summary for policymakers report in April 2022, carbon removal projects are essential in balancing the unavoidable emissions to achieve a net zero emission. Does …

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carbon credits

What do you need to know before buying carbon credits?

What are carbon credits? Carbon credits are one of the three proposals that were included in the Kyoto Protocol. Their main goal is the reduction of emissions causing global warming. They were presented by Graciela Chichilnisky, an Argentine mathematical economist, in 1993. Carbon credits is a generic term for any tradable certificate that represents a …

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offset market choices

Offset market choices

Carbon offsets can be used to meet Paris Agreement goals or voluntary targets. However, it depends on host country policies. Bearing in mind that the work of elaborating the Paris Agreement is already completed, after nations signed off on the high-level rules regarding carbon markets at the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, we can now look …

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Renewable Gas Guarantees of Origin

What are the Renewable Gas Guarantees of Origin (RGGOs)?

Why are they important? The Renewable Gas Guarantees of Origin (RGGOs) are certificates which represent 1 kWh of Green Gas injected into the grid in Europe. The green gasses included into the RGGOs are the biomethane, the bio-propane, and the hydrogen. Still, biomethane represents the largest portion of the market. Renewable Gas Guarantees of Origin …

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I-RECs renewable energy

What are Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and how do they work?

Addressing climate change is perhaps the biggest generational task we face and there is a clear opportunity for finance to accelerate the response to it. There are many ways in which the private sector can contribute to this cause, and the use and promotion of renewable energy in its operations has been a major one …

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ACX's standardized instrument products

What are ACX’s standardized instrument products?

ACX is one of the most important platforms in the Voluntary Carbon Market. This platform allows its clients to gain exposure to an asset class as opposed to individual projects. Its main goal is to bring traditional commodities trading infrastructure to the carbon markets. They do so thanks to their low fees, efficient trading, settlement …

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