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Let’s Ask Jim

February 28, 2017, by Bill Irving

In Memory of James Michael Penman (1950 – 2016) For the growing community of professionals who, as part of their routine work, make use of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

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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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Sequestration of native soil organic carbon and residue carbon in complex agroecosystems

December 15, 2016, by Carbon Management Journal

“Knowing short-term gains and losses of soil organic carbon (SOC) is crucial for understanding the role of different land management practices in climate change mitigation. This study evaluated the flow …

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Fixing greenhouse gas accounting at the city scale

December 15, 2016, by Carbon Management Journal

“The GPC, and most other, prior community-scale protocols like it, evolved from IPCC-based GHG accounting rules developed at the national scale, and where principles such as completeness, comparability and accuracy …

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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 Forêt-Bois), will be held from February …

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