SE4All and UNEP Tout Black Carbon Methodology

Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 8.48.28 AMOn May 20, 2015, Nexleaf President Nithya Ramanathan traveled to the United Nations for the Sustainable Energy for All Forum. As a representative of Nexleaf and Project Surya, Nithya helped announce the new Gold Standard Foundation methodology for valuing Black Carbon reduction on carbon markets. Black carbon is a component of soot, and it, along with brown carbon and other particulate matter emissions, contributes to global climate change at 3600 times the rate of carbon dioxide.

You can read more about this new methodology and the partners working to tackle black carbon while simultaneously combatting deadly household smoke in this article from the UNEP.