18 Sep '11, 2pm

Biodiversity and Social Carbon: Sustainable Development and the Carbon Market - Book Review via @mongabay

Biodiversity and Social Carbon: Sustainable Development and the Carbon Market - Book Review via @mongabay

All projects that apply the Social Carbon methodology also must meet a rigorous process including third-party audit of project documents and monitoring results leading first to validation, and if a project is successfully implemented, to verification. After verification by an approved third-party auditor, a project will be issued offsets. The Social Carbon methodology is in fact often applied in conjunction with carbon standards such as the Verified Carbon Standard and Clean Development Mechanism. A list of projects that have been validated and verified to both the Verified Carbon Standard and the Social Carbon methodology is available here . By coupling a carbon standard and the Social Carbon methodology, project proponents achieve greater oversight of their work which can promote higher quality integrity regarding results from the proposed project.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0917-social_carbon_thoumi.html

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