Carbon Credit - Main Aspects

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Carbon Credit - Main Aspects

  1. 1. Carbon Credit
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Nowadays we have a lot of scientists discussing about the consequences of the green house effect to our planet. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Green House Effect <ul><li>The Earth’s atmosphere acts a little like the glass of a greenhouse, allowing the heat of the Sun to enter and not going out. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Green House Effect
  5. 5. The Carbon Credit <ul><li>The UN has developed a system called Carbon Credit as a measure to reduce the CO2 gas emission. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Carbon Credit <ul><li>Carbon credits are measured in units of certified emission reductions (CERs). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Financial Aspect <ul><li>For trading purposes, one credit is considered equivalent to one ton of CO2 emission reduced. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Financial Aspect <ul><li>Such a credit can be sold in the international market. </li></ul><ul><li>The trading can take place in open market. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How it works <ul><li>Developed countries that have exceeded the levels can either cut down emissions, or borrow or buy carbon credits from developing countries. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Kyoto Treat <ul><li>The Kyoto Treaty was signed by as many as 141 countries, with the US (one of the major polluting Countries) staying out of the agreement at the first time. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Kyoto Treat <ul><li>The Kyoto Treaty aims to reduce the green house gas emission by 5.2% below the 1990 levels by 2012. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Lico Reis </li></ul><ul><li>Consultoria & Línguas </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Lico Reis </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.licoreis.com </li></ul><ul><li>E-Books </li></ul><ul><li>www.mobipocket.com (Lico Reis) </li></ul>

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