The two pillars of international efforts to understand and manage climate change are the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These two UN organizations have been meeting for decades and play the leading roles in understanding climate change science and developing global policy responses. National participation in these organizations is voluntary. In both organizations, the capacity of nations to understand the carbon cycle and develop national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories is intrinsic to their success or failure in meeting their commitments to address climate change.
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Over the years, we have accumulated a large trove of blog posts on carbon management topics. There are four pieces that continue to demand attention and are the most visited on our website. These posts address fundamental concepts we all need to understand. And so we have done some updating with new information.

Curious which topics the world is most interested in?
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If you are reading this blog, then you probably spend part of your time working on the issue of climate change. Don’t you sometimes just get tired? Tired of the constant burden of pushing on a topic too few people seem to care enough about?
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GHGMI Co-Founder and Director of Knowledge Management and International Chair of ISO Climate Change Standards (TC207/SC7), Tom Baumann, is featured in the current issue of the ISO Focus Magazine entitled, “The Confidence Factor”.  In this article he discusses ISO climate solutions in a post-Kyoto era, and calls for the standardization system to reinvent itself.

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