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Did the UNFCCC review process improve the national GHG inventory submissions?

October 28, 2016, by Tinus Pulles

 Abstract The Parties to the Climate Convention have set up an elaborate system of reporting and review with a view that each Party informs all other Parties on the progress …

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Nature Climate Change Launches Carbon Accounting Collection

October 27, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

We are pleased to inform you that Nature Climate Change has just launched a new online collection dedicated to carbon accounting.  To quote the editorial, published in the November 2016 …

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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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Paris Agreement Ratification Update: Achieved

September 19, 2016, by Patrick Cage

WEDNESDAY, October 5th: The threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement has been achieved. WEDNESDAY, September 21st: This morning Ban Ki-Moon hosted an event to accelerate the Paris …

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Accredited Graduate Certificate at The George Washington University

September 12, 2016, by Molly White

The George Washington University has partnered with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute to create this customized graduate program.  The Graduate Certificate in Greenhouse Gas Management is designed to prepare students …

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TCA Help Desk

September 12, 2016, by John-O Niles

Are you working on measuring terrestrial carbon and have a question? Thanks to support from BMUB, the Carbon Institute is excited to launch a Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Help Desk to …

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5th Durban Forum on Capacity-Building

August 23, 2016, by Michael Gillenwater

The 5th meeting of the Durban Forum on capacity-building was held on 20 May 2016, during the forty-fourth session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation. The discussions focused on: 1) …

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Webinar: Introduction to the Assessing Low Carbon Transition (ACT) Initiative

August 2, 2016, by Tom Baumann

In this short 30-minute webinar, GHGMI host, Tom Baumann, introduces his guests, John Hekman (CDP) and Thomas Gourdon (ADEME), who provide an overview of the ACT initiative. The ACT project includes …

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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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Experts Forum on NDC, 28-29 June 2016, Rabat | UNFCCC COP22

June 30, 2016, by Molly White

Executive Director and Dean, Michael Gillenwater, spoke during a panel discussion on capacity building and transparency mechanisms for mitigation in NDCs, at the Experts Forum on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), …

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