Combine

Podcast #6: Food Choices and Your Carbon Footprint

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

Almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. And, all foods are not equal in terms of their carbon footprint. Michael and Don discuss the relative carbon …

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Factory

Podcast #5: U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule, the Clean Power Plan, to regulate greenhouse gases from the production of electricity. We discuss some features of the proposed …

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Boardroom

Podcast #4: Back to School

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

We informally muse on the state of environmental curriculum in universities after Don returns from visiting 5 colleges in the United States. Visits included conversations with professors and students about: …

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Puzzle

Podcast #3: GHG and Sustainability Reporting Standard Initiatives

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

We talk about the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) workshop Don recently attended. Modelled after the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), SASB is attempting to develop environmental reporting standards. The …

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PollutionSemicircle

Podcast #2: Supply Chain and Value Chain GHG Management

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

We discuss the merits of using a corporate value chain framework for managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Michael asks tough questions while Don brings answers from his experience as …

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Electric Meter

Podcast #1: REC or Wreck? Making GHG accounting sense of green power claims, offsets and renewable energy certificates.

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain

We discuss the relationship between green power claims and carbon accounting. We try to reduce confusion about offsets and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), or Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs). …

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