Nitric acid emission projects get clean bill of health

An independent review has backed the environmental integrity of carbon credits generated by cutting nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions during manufacture of nitric acid. It points away from any EU restrictions on these types of credits from entering the EU ETS.

In a report commissioned by NGO CDM Watch, the Stockholm Environment Institute finds no evidence that nitric acid N2O projects certified under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) have involved manipulation, carbon leakage or windfall profits.

Please sign in to access this article. To subscribe, view our subscription options, or take out a free trial.

Please enter your details

Forgotten password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
subs@endseurope.com
or call 020 8267 8120

Not a subscriber?

Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.