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carbon-connect AG Climate Glossary with common technical terms, abbreviations and explanations on the topics of the environment, climate protection and CO2 compensation.


REDD: Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). Behind this is a financing mechanism in the context of climate compensation, by which industrialized countries support climate protection projects in developing countries. The core of such a climate protection project is to stop the harming and destruction of forests.

Renewable Energy

Is any type of energy that renews itself from natural processes. Renewable energies are energy sources that are sustainable and inexhaustible, such as solar energy, wind energy, hydropower, bioenergy and geothermal energy.