Putting GHG capacity building on the needs map

October 19, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

This blog is not strong on subtlety. Whether you’re a committed reader or a casual “skimmer,” you have likely gleaned that we use this forum to highlight our vision for …

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GHGMI Committee on Professional Competency Requirements prepares for fall standards push

September 28, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

Earlier this summer GHGMI convened a group of international experts to examine and systematically address the question of competency in greenhouse gas management. This Institute-initiated “Committee on Professional Competency Requirements” …

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Sink or Swim? Given the political reality of climate change policy, what do we do now?

September 15, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

The environmental community at the international level and here in Washington DC is coming to terms with failure. It is well accepted that global action to address greenhouse gas emissions …

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Why We Work at the Institute

August 26, 2010, by ghg-david

Here at the Institute a good amount of our external communications are dedicated to describing just why GHGMI is an important and necessary institution. The talking points are likely familiar …

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The verdict on “Climategate”

August 11, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

We now have ample evidence to come to firm conclusions about the much-discussed controversy and manufactured scandals surrounding climate change science. Instead of recreating the wheel, I am simply going …

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Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

July 26, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

Sometimes it feels quite lonely here at GHG Management Institute headquarters. Toiling away trying to do what we think is needed to support the future of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation …

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What is different about methane (CH4) emissions? The forgotten CO2 in GHG emissions accounting

July 13, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

In this third blog post on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Global Warning Potential (GWP) values, I want to focus on a unique characteristic of methane (CH4). I would venture …

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What is a Global Warming Potential? And which one do I use?

June 28, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

[Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published on 28 June 2010. The post, in its current form, has been updated as of 8 May 2023 to reflect the final …

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What are Greenhouse Gases?

June 15, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

[Editor’s Note:  This blog post was originally published on June 15th, 2010.  The post in its current form, has since been edited to include updated content as of April 1st, …

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What is a voluntary carbon market (Part 2)?

May 26, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

I promised in a recent blog post to return to the question of what is a voluntary carbon market.  Specifically, I laid out a framework for thinking about voluntary carbon …

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