China Certified Emission Reduction (CCER) Scheme

Voluntary GHG emissions reductions scheme certified by the Government of China.

Double claiming

Where traded emission offset credits are issued to a project but another entity (e.g., a government or private company) also counts the same GHG reductions towards its own GHG reduction goal.

European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS)

An EU scheme where a limit is placed on the right to emit specified pollutants over defined areas in Europe and companies can trade emission rights within those areas.