Delhi's Urban Forestry Project to Get Carbon Credits

15 October 2013

The Delhi government's urban forestry project in the wasteland of Deramandi has been chosen by the United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change (UNFCC) for clean development mechanism (CDM). This essentially means that the project will be entitled to carbon credits for the extent of reduction in carbon emissions, which could be traded in the international carbon market for money.

The forest department officials, who recently learnt about their selection, said Delhi's is the only such project to be selected from India.

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