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Have We Created a “Real” Muddle for Emission Markets with the Paris Agreement?

September 22, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

We are just a few weeks away from the next session of international climate change negotiations following the successful Paris Agreement last December. As I detailed in an earlier post, …

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Methane emissions from the oil and gas industry: Is the world getting it right?

July 18, 2016, by Lisa Hanle

Consumption of natural gas as a replacement for other, more carbon-rich, fuels is a cornerstone of many climate policies. In this blog post, I focus on one issue pertinent to …

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How can we improve international capacity building?

April 22, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

The “Coalition on Paris Agreement Capacity Building” has some answers. At the international negotiations level, there is widespread recognition of the important need to support developing countries in their work …

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The Paris Agreement is done! Let the negotiations begin?

February 24, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

In my blog post right after the negotiations in Paris, I promised to provide a substantive look at the Paris Agreement. This post will go beyond another simple and repetitive …

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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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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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What David Roberts Gets Wrong about “Buying” Green Power

November 12, 2015, by Michael Gillenwater

Vox columnist David Roberts, who has spent years as an environmental blogger digging in on abstruse climate and energy issues and is one of the best of his kind on …

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Where Can I Find Carbon Management Research?

October 26, 2015, by Michael Gillenwater

It was almost 5 years ago that we launched, with the former publisher Earthscan, a unique new scholarly journal titled Greenhouse Gas Measurement & Management. Now, for those of you …

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