ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.
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ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

November 18, 2010 11:00 ET

ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Announces Appointment of Mr. Frederic Jacquemont to President of the Company and to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2010) - ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX­ VENTURE:ESR) is pleased to announce that Mr. Frédéric Jacquemont has been appointed to the position of President. Mr. Jacquemont has also been appointed to ERA's Board of Directors.

Frédéric Jacquemont, LLB, MES, brings to ERA a wealth of experience in the international carbon markets and in environmental law. Frédéric's international career spans 19 years as an environmental researcher, business consultant and legal counsel for development agencies, environmental institutions, and carbon offset development companies.

Frédéric is an expert in international climate law, particularly the regulatory arrangements of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Kyoto Protocol and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Before joining ERA, Frédéric was Legal Counsel for the Forest Carbon Group Ag, and previously, he was Legal Counsel for CarbonBase GmbH, both based in Germany. Earlier in his career, he began research into climate protection and law at the University of Frankfurt/Main. His work focused on financial incentives and market instruments to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions. As a consultant for GOPA and Climate Focus, he produced risk analyses for CDM projects and helped to develop carbon market transactions. Frédéric also spent time in China as a project manager for the Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit.

Born and raised in France, Frédéric is fluent in French, German, Spanish and English. He earned a Degree in International Economic Law and Environmental Law from University Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris, France and a Master's Degree in Environmental Law from Sydney University in Sydney, Australia. Frédéric is also an accomplished writer; having published 7 papers on Environmental Law internationally.

Dr. Robert Falls, ERA's Chief Executive Officer, commented: "As ERA's operations and global reach continue to expand, adding Mr. Jacquemont to the Company's Executive Team as President is timely. His very broad base of legal expertise and business acumen in the international carbon space, are remarkable. We are very pleased to have Mr. Jacquemont on board."

About ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

ERA is a Canadian pioneer in forest restoration and conservation carbon offset projects. The company's Community Ecosystem Restoration Program located in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, began in 2005 in the District of Maple Ridge, and has grown to include five communities including Metro Vancouver. ERA has delivered over 1,000,000 tonnes of carbon offsets to the voluntary market and is engaged in forest carbon projects in Canada, Africa and the Hawaiian Islands to supply the North American and the international voluntary and pre-compliant markets. ERA's clients and product users include Air Canada, Catalyst Paper, HSE – Entega, Rolling Stone Magazine, Shell Canada Limited, The Forest Carbon Group AG, and The Globe Foundation of Canada. ERA's carbon offsets are being validated to the ISO 14064, CCBA, PFSI-VER and VCS standards.

Additional information on ERA can be found on the corporate website www.eracarbonoffsets.com or by contacting investor@eracarbonoffsets.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors of ERA CARBON OFFSETS LTD.

Robert Falls, Chief Executive Officer

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: This document includes forward-looking statements as well as historical information. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the continued advancement of the company's general business development, research development and the company's development of forest-based carbon offsets. When used in this document, the words "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intent", "may", "project", "plan", "should" and similar expressions may identify forward-looking statements. Although ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. believes that their expectations reflected in these forward looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include fluctuations in the marketplace for the sale of carbon credits, the inability to implement corporate strategies, the ability to obtain financing and other risks disclosed in our filings made with Canadian Securities Regulators.

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