Climate change - Glossary of terms

Contacts

TermDefinition
AAUAssigned Amount Unit
CCSCarbon Capture and Storage
CERCertified Emission Reduction
CO2Carbon Dioxide
CO2-eCO2 equivalent
CP1First Kyoto Commitment Period
DNADesignated National Authority
ERPAEmissions Reduction Purchase Agreement
ERUEmission Reduction Unit
ETSEmissions Trading Scheme
EU ETSEuropean Union Emission Trading Scheme
GHGGreenhouse Gas
GISGreen Investment Scheme
Gold StandardVER standard offered by the Gold Standard Foundation
lCERLong-term Certified Emission Reduction
JIJoint Implementation
NAPNational Allocation Plan
NZUNew Zealand Unit
REDDReducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation
RMURemoval Unit
tCERTemporary Certified Emission Reduction
UNFCCCUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
VERVoluntary Emission Reduction
VER+VER standard offered by TÜV SÜD
VCSVoluntary Carbon Standard