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The Institute’s Top 4 Most Popular Blog Posts

April 2, 2015, by Michael Gillenwater

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 …

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Have you fallen for the green power accounting shell game?

January 26, 2015, by Michael Gillenwater

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 …

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GHG Training v2.0: Upgrading and Rebooting the GHGMI Education Program

September 23, 2013, by Tim Stumhofer
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Corporate GHG Inventories: Are We Getting a Clear Picture?

July 15, 2013, by Don Bain
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A “boring” look at the California carbon market

May 10, 2013, by Tim Stumhofer
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Ethics for carbon managers

March 28, 2013, by Tim Stumhofer

There is a small but growing literature that considers the challenge of climate change through the ethicist’s lens. So-called “climate ethics” addresses the ethical imperative for action on climate change. …

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Is the way you think about emissions from purchased electricity wrong?

February 26, 2013, by Michael Gillenwater

Electrons flowing down a wire. How many times have you heard this description in discussions on how electric power grids functions? Our greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting framework for indirect emissions …

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Is climate literacy an effective approach to root out climate change denial?

January 15, 2013, by Michael Gillenwater

One of the more frustrating issues I deal with as an educator is the focus by many governments, NGOs, foundations, and much of the scientific community on “climate literacy” as …

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Short sleeves in February. Did it have to turn out this way?

October 25, 2012, by Michael Gillenwater

Much of the world right now appears largely unconcerned with climate change. And, this state of affairs is just what social psychology tells us we should expect. People will avoid …

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Additionality is assessed against a counterfactual. True or False?

August 24, 2012, by Michael Gillenwater

Continuing on the theme of widely held fundamental misconceptions in the carbon management community (see previous blog posts here and here), today I am going to write on a matter …

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