UK Woodland Carbon Registry

The UK Woodland Carbon Registry is the Woodland Carbon Code’s electronic database that stores and publicly displays data about the status of Projects and ownership and use of Carbon Units.  Managed by IHS Markit, it records transactions and provides a public and transparent picture of UK-based Carbon Units.  All Projects and Carbon Units must be recorded on the UK Woodland Carbon Registry.

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Official Statistics 31 March 2020 - Woodland Statistics (including WCC)

Woodland Carbon Code Mapping Online:

 

Number of Carbon Units available on the UK Woodland Carbon Registry - as of 30 June 2020

1 Carbon Unit = 1 tonne of Carbon Dioxide

 AvailableSold to companiesLandowners 'Growing their own' creditsTotal

Pending Issuance Units (validated, to be delivered in future)

1,108,000 1,440,000 54,000 2,602,000
Woodland Carbon Units (verified, sequestered carbon) 700 5,500 800 7,000

Projects on the UK Woodland Carbon Registry

Latest Interim figures at 30 June 2020 in the UK:

Number of projects:

  • Awaiting Validation:
   237
  • Validated:
   248
  • of which Verified:
     91
  • Total:
   485

Area of woodland (hectares):

  • Awaiting Validation:

       6,942

  • Validated:

     13,011

  • of which Verified:
       2,792
  • Total:
     19,953

Projected carbon sequestration over project lifetime (up to 100 years, Million tCO2e):

  • Awaiting Validation:
 2.7
  • Validated:
 5.0
  • of which Verified:
 1.3
  • Total:
 7.7
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