Comparisons Of Offset Programs

Below are links to the discussions and the tables that compare the most pertinent features of all offset programs, protocols and standards.

1.General Features of Offset Programs

Regional Scope, Type of program, Status of program, Start of program
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2. Market Size and Scope

Name of Tradable Unit, Participants/buyers, Unit of measurement, Emissions reductions to date (as of Jan 2011), Projected ER by 2012, indicative prices
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3. Offset Project Eligibility

Eligible project location, Eligible project types, Project start date
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4. Additionality Requirements and Project Methodologies

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5. Program Administration and Authority

Who administers, Who validates/ verifies, Who approves, Name of registry
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