Why do so many Americans deny climate change?

August 21, 2014, by Michael Gillenwater
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Primer on the new U.S. regulation on GHG emissions for carbon professionals

June 9, 2014, by Michael Gillenwater

“Can USEPA’s new power plant ‘rule’ break our climate logjam?”

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Is your “green power” really just “green washing?”

March 12, 2014, by Michael Gillenwater
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Further Reading on Green Power Claims

March 12, 2014, by Michael Gillenwater
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BREAKING: Open Letter on the Issue of GHG Accounting for Scope 2

December 16, 2013, by Michael Gillenwater
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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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Getting real about “real” carbon offsets

August 3, 2012, by Michael Gillenwater

I am about to commit an act of minor heresy by telling you that something everyone repeats as gospel is flat bunk. The qualities of a good emission offset project …

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