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Are our politics, along with the climate, being driven off a cliff?

February 22, 2017, by Michael Gillenwater

Short answers are possibly (politics) and yes (climate). I am, probably along with you, still conducting my own autopsy of 2016 and the chaos rattling across the United States and …

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Support Public Greenhouse Gas Data

February 22, 2017, by Michael Gillenwater

This is an open call for Americans to support public greenhouse gas data. The draft U.S. GHG Inventory comment period closes March 17th. My early professional experience working on climate …

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International Voluntary Standards and Implementation of the Paris Agreement

February 21, 2017, by Ira Feldman

This post is to provide a recap of an expert roundtable, organized by GHGMI Adaptation Leader, Ira Feldman, that introduced the role of international voluntary standards in advancing the implementation …

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Initiative for Climate Action Transparency Spotlight

January 30, 2017, by Molly White

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is building a methodological framework for countries to use to transparently measure and assess the impacts of climate policies and actions. This includes …

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How Many Steps Forward and How Many Back?

December 19, 2016, by Patrick Cage

COP22 Outcomes by the Numbers The UNFCCC COP21 in Paris last December was fast-paced and over-the-top, like a holiday blockbuster. The negotiations wrapped up nicely with a holiday happy ending …

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We Hope

December 19, 2016, by Lisa Hanle

Unexpected transitions bring on strong emotions, and emotions are running high right now. Domestically and internationally, daily news stories raise questions as to whether the new U.S. President will wipe …

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Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Course in Republic of Congo

December 5, 2016, by John-O Niles

The next terrestrial carbon accounting course co-hosted by The Carbon Institute and The Regional Center of Special Training in Agriculture, Forestry and Wood (CRESA ForĂȘt-Bois), will be held from February …

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We Mourn

November 29, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

It was November of 2000 in Washington DC. I was on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, as a 30 year-old staff member at the US EPA working in …

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We Lose

November 9, 2016, by Molly White

I am at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22). The meeting is 3,600 miles from the United States. I awoke this …

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We Celebrate

October 28, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

With broad smiles, yet some anxiousness, I hope you will join all of us at the GHG Management Institute in celebrating the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement. …

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