You are not buying green, or really any, electrons!

July 7, 2022, by Michael Gillenwater

Note: This is an updated version of a post originally published in 2013. How do you envision our electric grid works? It is probably that electricity, in the form of …

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The Central Africa Women’s Initiative for Climate Action (WICA) 2021

July 11, 2022, by Molly White

103 early-career women from Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo gained climate action skills through this U.S. Forest Service International Program. The …

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Companies’ Climate Goals in Jeopardy from Flawed Energy Credits

June 16, 2022, by Michael Gillenwater

“A new study charges that renewable energy credits are leading businesses to overestimate their carbon emissions cuts. To neutralize their carbon dioxide emissions, many companies buy certificates from clean power providers, …

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2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 18, 2022, by Erika Barnett

Each year, the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute rewards an alumnus/a with the GHGMI Distinguished Alumni Award. Awardees receive an official certificate that they’re able to share with their professional network …

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2021 Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award

May 18, 2022, by Erika Barnett

GHGMI recognizes the value of instructional excellence that each of our faculty members brings to our courses and workshops. In an effort to celebrate their commitment to instructional excellence, faculty …

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Capacity Building Modules for Agriculture and Forest Sector ICAT Assessment Guides

May 10, 2022, by Olga Lyandres

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) provides countries with a suite of tools and guides, the ICAT Toolbox, to help them assess their climate policies’ impacts and to strengthen …

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Forest Carbon in Indigenous Territories and Protected Natural Areas

April 22, 2022, by Carbon Management Journal

“Carbon sequestration is a widely acknowledged and increasingly valued function of tropical forest ecosystems; however, until recently, the information needed to assess the carbon storage capacity of Amazonian indigenous territories …

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Journal Announces New Editorial Board Members

April 8, 2022, by Michael Gillenwater

We are proud to announce new editorial board members for Carbon Management, the peer-reviewed academic journal sponsored by the GHG Management Institute. The members of the journal’s editorial board represent …

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Fiji Achieves Climate Change Act with ICAT Support

March 22, 2022, by Jeanette Mani & Olia Glade

Fiji made history when it enacted the Climate Change Act of 2021. This legislation formalizes Fiji’s national commitment to the Paris Agreement and response to escalating climate risks. The Greenhouse …

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What is a baseline?

March 14, 2022, by Michael Gillenwater

Judging the effectiveness of any action or policy addressing climate change relies upon the concept of a “baseline”. But are you sure you know what a baseline is? We probably …

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