Leakage or escape

It corresponds to the increase of greenhouse gas emissions that occur outside the limit of the clean development mechanism (CDM) project activity and which, at the same time, is measurable and attributable to the project activity. The leakage is deducted from the total amount of carbon credits earned by the CDM project activity. Thus, all possible negative impacts, in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, are considered.

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