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Climate Action Reserve: Nitrogen Management Project Protocol

This Climate Action Reserve (CAR) protocol accounts for changes in nitrous oxide emissions from projects that reduce the rate of […]

Climate Action Reserve: Grassland Project Protocol

This Climate Action Reserve (CAR) protocol quantifies avoided GHG emissions by perpetual conservation of grassland (i.e. avoided conversion of grassland […]

The Gold Standard Methodology on Increasing Soil Carbon Through Improved Tillage Practices

This methodology was developed by Gold Standard for accounting for changes in soil organic carbon (SOC). It is applicable to projects […]

American Carbon Registry: Methane Recovery in Animal Manure Management Systems

The American Carbon Registry (ACR) has approved the use of the Clean Development Mechanism’s Small Scale Methodology: AMS-III.D Methane Recovery […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Methane recovery in animal manure management systems (AMS-III.D)

This methodology covers project activities replacing or modifying anaerobic animal manure management systems in livestock farms for methane recovery and […]

AMS-III.F.: Avoidance of methane emissions through composting

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology for avoidance of methane emissions through composting. This methodology is applicable to the composting of the […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fed cattle

Agricultural activities like the production of livestock result in a lot of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Beef cattle release a large […]

Climate Action Reserve: Mexico Livestock Project Protocol

This Climate Action Reserve (CAR) protocol provides a methodology for accounting for emission reductions from biogas control projects that capture […]

Australian ERF: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in milking cows through feeding dietary additives

This methodology involves the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from milking cows by feeding them a dietary supplement that […]

Australian ERF: Fertiliser use efficiency in irrigated cotton

This methodology provides landowners the opportunity to earn Australian Carbon Credits for emission reductions from improving the use efficiency of synthetic […]

Smallholder Agriculture Monitoring and Baseline Assessment Tool (SHAMBA)

The Smallholder Agriculture Monitoring and Baseline Assessment (SHAMBA) tool is a methodology and calculation tool to assess changes in greenhouse […]

Australian ERF: Destruction of methane generated from dairy manure in covered anaerobic ponds

This methodology includes capture and combustion of methane biogas generated by dairy manure decomposition in effluent ponds. The methane contained […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for agricultural nitrous oxide emission reductions

The use of this protocol creates carbon offsets by switching to an integrated set of Beneficial Nitrogen Management Practices (BMPs) […]

Australian ERF: Destruction of methane generated from manure in piggeries

This methodology involves the capture of methane produced by the decomposition of manure from piggeries in covered anaerobic lagoons and […]

Australian ERF: Estimating sequestration of carbon in soil using default values

The Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative, CFI) Act 2011 allows farmers and landholders to earn carbon credits by sequestering soil […]

Grazing Land and Livestock Management Methodology

American Carbon Registry (ACR), approved  GHG offset methodology for Grazing Land and Livestock Management (GLLM) developed by Winrock International. This methodology is […]

Australian ERF: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in beef cattle through feeding nitrate containing supplements

This methodology gives landowners the opportunity to earn Australian Carbon Credits by replacing urea lick blocks for pasture-fed beef cattle […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Methane emission reduction by adjusted water management practice in rice cultivation

This methodology comprises technology/measures that reduce anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in rice cropping soils, which reduce the generation of […]

Climate Action Reserve: Rice Cultivation Project Protocol

This Climate Action Reserve (CAR) protocol provides a methodology for accounting for changes in methane emissions from rice fields with […]

American Carbon Registry: Grazing Land and Livestock Management Methodology

The American Carbon Registry (ACR) has approved this GHG offset methodology for Grazing Land and Livestock Management (GLLM). This methodology is […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Reduction of N2O emissions from use of Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE) seeds that require less fertilizer application

This methodology includes the use of a genetically distinct type of seed for crops that utilize nitrogen more efficiently (“Nitrogen […]

American Carbon Registry: Compost Additions to Grazed Grasslands Methodology

This methodology was developed by Terra Global Capital with support from the Environmental Defense Fund, Silver Lab at the University […]

Verified Carbon Standard: Methodology for Sustainable Grassland Management (SGM)

Verified Carbon Standard approved methodology, developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), to guide estimates […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for biofuel production and usage

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released into the atmosphere during petroleum-based fuel production and use. Using biofuels, like biodiesel and […]

ACM0010: GHG emission reductions from manure management systems

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology for implementation of manure management systems. This methodology is applicable to manure management on livestock farms […]

CDM Guidelines for quality assurance and quality control of data used in the establishment of standardized baselines

This report outlines the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) guidelines for quality assurance and quality control for data used in establishing […]

Large-scale Consolidated Methodology: GHG emission reductions from manure management systems

This webpage houses all versions of the ACM0010 GHG emission reductions from manure management systems methodology. This methodology is best suited […]

American Carbon Registry: Avoided Conversion of Grasslands and Shrublands to Crop Production Methodology

This methodology quantifies the GHG emissions avoided from preventing the conversion of grasslands and shrublands to commodity croplands in the […]

Australian ERF: Destruction of methane from piggeries using engineered biodigesters

This methodology includes the capture and combustion of methane produced by the decomposition of manure from pigs in a biodigester. […]

Verified Carbon Standard: Quantifying N2O Emissions Reductions in Agricultural Crops through Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate Reduction

Verified Carbon Standard approved methodology, was developed by Michigan State University, to quantify reductions of nitrous oxide emissions from cropland fertilizer […]

American Carbon Registry: Rice Management Systems Methodology

“The American Carbon Registry has approved the Methodology of Voluntary Emission Reductions in Rice Management Systems. It is applicable to Agricultural Land […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for conservation cropping

Moving from conventional farming to conservation cropping can increase carbon sequestered in the soil. This protocol specifically quantifies greenhouse gas […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for selection for low residual feed intake in beef cattle

Agricultural activities like the production of livestock result in a lot of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Beef cattle release a large […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Solar cookers for households (AMS-I.K)

This methodology is for projects introducing solar cookers to individual households to be used for household cooking purposes and quantifying […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Avoidance of methane and nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane pre-harvest open burning through mulching (AMS-III.BE)

This methodology includes measures to avoid methane and nitrous oxide emissions from pre-harvest burning of sugarcane biomass that would have […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Methane recovery in agricultural activities at household/small farm level (AMS-III.R)

This methodology includes recovery and destruction of methane from manure and wastes from agriculture that would otherwise decay anaerobically emitting methane […]

Verified Carbon Standard: Soil Carbon Quantification Methodology

Verified Carbon Standard approved methodology for quantifying and monitoring changes in soil carbon and emissions from soils as well as […]

American Carbon Registry: Reduced Use of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Agricultural Crops Methodology

The American Carbon Registry’s Methodology for Quantifying Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions Reductions from Reduced Use of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Agricultural […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for reducing the age at harvest of beef cattle

Alberta Environment
2011

CDM Guidelines for the establishment of sector specific standardized baselines

This document provides a framework for Parties, project participants, and international industry organizations to submit proposals to establish sector specific […]

Verified Carbon Standard: Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Land Management

This methodology was developed by the BioCarbon Fund. It is a guide to quantifying the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

Alberta Emission Offset System: Quantification protocol for emission reductions from dairy cattle

This quantification protocol was developed to quantifying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and emission reductions from Dairy Farms in Canada. Greenhouse […]

UNFCCC Small-Scale Methodology: Methane recovery through controlled anaerobic digestion (AMS-III.AO)

This methodology includes steps to avoid the emissions of methane from biomass or other organic matter that would have decayed […]

GHG emission reductions through multi-site manure collection and treatment in a central plant – Version 1.0 (AM0073)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology for GHG emission reductions through multi-site manure collection and treatment in a central plant. This methodology […]

Estimation of GHG emissions related to displacement of grazing activities in A/R CDM project activity

This Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) tool provides a step-wise procedure for estimating GHG emissions attributable to the displacement of grazing […]

Australian ERF: Measurement of soil carbon sequestration in agricultural systems

This method provides landholders and businesses the opportunity to earn Australian Carbon Credits (ACC) by changing their land management practices to […]

Verified Carbon Standard: Methodology for the Adoption of Sustainable Grasslands through Adjustment of Fire and Grazing

Soils for the Future
2015