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Gold Standard FAQs
What is Gold Standard?
Why was Gold Standard created?
What is Gold Standard for the Global Goals?
What types of projects are eligible to register with Gold Standard?
How do I support Gold Standard projects?
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Voluntary Carbon Markets Post-2020 FAQs
Will GS support REDD+ Projects?
Will Gold Standard require Corresponding Adjustments?
Will Gold Standard issue or label credits in countries that have withdrawn from Paris?
How will Gold Standard deal with old and/or financially sustainable legacy projects such as Chinese or Turkish wind energy projects?
Will Gold Standard allow CDM projects (CERs) to transition to VERs?
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Land Use and Forests FAQs
Why do we need Gold Standard forestry projects?
How do you ensure that Gold Standard Emission Reductions from sequestration (Land Use) represent permanent carbon reductions? For example, what happens if a forest burns down?
What is a Planned Emission Reduction (PER)?
What is The Gold Standard’s position on REDD+?
Is avoiding emissions better than fixation or sequestration of CO2?
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Offsetting and the low-carbon transition FAQs
What is a carbon credit?
Carbon credits and the Paris Agreement
What are the Sustainable Development Goals?
How do Gold Standard projects help achieve the SDGs?
What is emissions trading and how does it work?
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Water Benefit Certificates FAQs
What is a Water Benefit Certificate?
How do Water Benefit Certificates fit into an organisation's larger water stewardship or CSR strategy?
Purchasing Offsets from GOLD STANDARD Certified Projects
HOW CAN I PURCHASE CARBON CREDITS?
WHAT DO I RECEIVE IF I MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH THE GOLD STANDARD WEBSITE?
WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION?
WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?
HOW ARE CARBON CREDITS ON THE MARKETPLACE PRICED?
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