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Podcast #17: Initial Reactions to the Paris Climate Change Agreement

December 17, 2015, by Don Bain

Michael Gillenwater is just back from COP-21 in Paris. Don Bain followed the agreement from afar. Listen in on their first impressions. Look for more detailed analysis in future episodes. …

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Patrick Cage, Michael Gillenwater, and John O. Niles at COP21. Photo credit: Friendly random attendee.

What was it like to be at COP21?

December 17, 2015, by Patrick Cage

For two fantastic weeks, I and others at GHGMI called the Le Bourget sprawling COP21 venue our home, alongside the hordes of carbon accountants, policy experts, youth activists, negotiators, entrepreneurs, …

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Does This Mean We Should Give Up on Voluntary Carbon Offsets?

December 17, 2015, by Mark Trexler

Planet Money is a popular economics podcast from National Public Radio boasting 11.8 million listeners. It covers a wide range of topics, generally trying to personalize what can seem like …

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How did we get here? One media campaign that no doubt helped

December 14, 2015, by Molly White

In Paris, the world witnessed the birth of the most potentially consequential international environmental agreement. Media attention of the event played an instrumental role in building momentum towards reaching an …

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Historic!!!

December 13, 2015, by Michael Gillenwater

Wow! We witnessed history being made a couple hours ago. All of us at the GHG Management Institute are sincerely hopeful that our grandchildren will view the Paris Agreement as …

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Before Paris climate deal, a landgrab on the web

December 12, 2015, by Molly White

Greenhouse Gas Management Institute quoted December 12th, 2015 in Reuters: Months before the world’s nations began forging a climate accord in Paris, a California environmentalist named John Niles was digging …

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Paris climate deal might just be enough to start turning the tide on global warming

December 12, 2015, by Molly White

Greenhouse Gas Management Institute quoted December 12th, 2015 in The Guardian: John Niles teaches greenhouse gas accounting at the not-for-profit Greenhouse Gas Management Institute. In Paris he launched an international …

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A new space race: satellites could test the world’s climate vows

December 11, 2015, by Molly White

Greenhouse Gas Management Institute quoted December 10th, 2015 in Reuters article: “The real success of a deal here fundamentally revolves around whether we can see emissions and their removals,” said …

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