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CER (plural CERs)

  1. (law) Initialism of certified emission reduction.
    • 2014, John G Sprankling, “Rights in Airspace and Outer Space”, in The International Law of Property, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 174:
      Three principal types of emission credits may also be traded under this regime: (a) the “emission reduction unit” (ERU); (b) the “certified emission reduction” (CER); and (c) the “removal unit” (RMU). Each ERU, CER, and RMU is an entitlement to emit the equivalent of one metric ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. [] CERs arise from the “clean development mechanism” in Article 12 of the protocol.
  2. (Michigan, law) Initialism of certified electronic recorder.