4-10 March 2024

Climate change news. 4-10 March 2024

Posts in the category “Climate change news” are published weekly. The topic of the news is the major events of the Russian climate regulation.

In addition to news publications, the portal CarbonUnits.RU contains basic information:

Climate Projects under the Federal Law “On Limiting Greenhouse Gas Emissions”

Climate project registration 18-2024-00000018, executor – LTD “Vectra”.

Validator: Union for the Protection of Environmental Rights of the Population of the Moscow Region

Implementation period: 01.01.2018-31.12.2022

Information on the period during which the implementation of the climate project results in the reduction (prevention) of greenhouse gas emissions and/or increase in their absorption: 01.01.2018-31.12.2022

Information on the quantity of carbon units to be issued into circulation upon registration of the climate project: 56 635

Information on the planned amount of reduction (prevention) of greenhouse gas emissions and/or increase in their absorption as a result of the implementation of the climate project: 56 635

Project essence: changes in the reserves of organic carbon in the soil on the arable lands of Helio-Paks-Agro LLC, located at: 403992 Russian Federation, Volgograd region, Novoanninsky district. Novokievka.

Current status of the climate project: the climate project has been validated.

On March 5, 2024, the Ministry of Economic Development published Methodological Recommendations on assessing potential damage from the impact of climate risks, including recommendations on forming a list of climate-vulnerable objects in the sectors of the economy, in the subjects of the Russian Federation, and Methodological Recommendations on monitoring and assessing the effectiveness and results of measures for adapting to climate change.

Climate projects for voluntary carbon markets

The World Festival of Youth (WFY) in Russia became the first and largest youth event in the country whose carbon footprint was fully neutralized by 21,789 carbon units obtained by Sibur company as a result of implementing a climate project at the Zapsibneftekhim plant under ISO14064-2-2019.

The offsetting occurred on March 7, 2024, using the Green Digital Platform blockchain platform. 550 individuals received personalized certificates confirming the offsetting of their personal carbon footprint.