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What are carbon offsets?

Put simply, carbon offsets are the “good” done from projects all over the world which help us to fight climate change. They are verified by independent bodies to ensure that they are doing exactly what they claim

Types of projects

There are a wide range of these projects each helping to reduce carbon in a slightly different way, such as;

– Renewable energy projects

– Reforestation projects

– Energy efficiency projects

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Examples of projects

The Brazilian Rosewood Protected Forest Project (RMDLT)

The Brazilian Rosewood Protected Forest Project protects 177,899 hectares of high conservation value rainforest and will prevent more than 20 million tonnes of CO2 over its 40 year lifetime

Negros Island Solar Project

The Philippines rely heavily on fossil fuels to generate the electricity required to meet the demand of the country. The Negros Island Solar Project provides renewable power through the daytime, displacing the need to use carbon intensive coal generation. The project supplies 200,000 homes with clean energy and offsets around 66,000 tonnes of carbon a year

China Cookstove Project

The China cookstove project is a fuel switching and energy efficiency project in Shanxi, Hubei and Guizhou. It reduces carbon and other greenhouse gasses by selling more efficient stoves that use biomass – a byproduct from the local agricultural activities to displace coal and therefore reduce emissions. This project offsets around 400,000 tonnes of carbon a year and should offset 2.8mn tonnes of carbon over the lifetime of the project
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