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Afforestation, Reforestation & Revegetation ARR
Afforestation/Reforestation A/R
Agricultural Land Management ALM
Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Uses AFOLU
American Carbon Registry ACR
Assigned Amount Units AAU
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California Climate Action Registry CCAR
CarbonFix Standard CFS
Certified Emission Reduction CER
Chicago Climate Exchange CCX
Clean Development Mechanism CDM
Climate Action Reserve CAR (also known as The Reserve)
Climate Reserve Tonne CRT
Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Alliance CCBA
Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Standards CCBS
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Edinburgh Center for Carbon Management ECCM
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur ECOSUR
Emission Reduction Tonne ERT
Emission Reduction Unit ERU
Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement ERPA
European Union Emission Trading Scheme EU ETS
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Greenhouse Gas GHG
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Improved Forest Management IFM
International Organization for Standardization ISO
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Joint Implementation JI
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Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry LULUCF
Long term Certified Emission Reduction lCERs
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Millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent MtCO2
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National Carbon Offset Standard NCOS
New South Wales Greenhouse Gas Abatement Scheme NSW GGAS
Non-Governmental Organization NGO
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Over-The-Counter (market) OTC
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REDD+ REDD+ Plus includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation REDD
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI
Removal Units RMUs
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SGS Carbon Offset Verification SGS COV
Social Carbon Methodology SCM
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Temporary certified emission reduction tCERs
The Reserve The Reserve  Climate Action Reserve
Tonne(s) of carbon dioxide equivalent tCO2
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UK Emissions Trading Scheme UK ETS
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification UNCCD
United Nations Development Programme UNDP
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC
US Environmental Protection Agency EPA
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Verified Emission Reduction VER
Voluntary Carbon Standard VCS
Voluntary Carbon Units VCU
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Wildlife Conservation Society WCS
World Agroforestry Centre ICRAF
World Business Council for Sustainable Development WBCSD
World Conservation Union IUCN
World Resources Institute WRI
World Wildlife Fund WWF
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