Emission scenario analysis for China under the global 1.5 °C target

February 4, 2020, by Carbon Management Journal

“In the Paris Agreement, there are targets set up for 2100 to be well below 2 °C. A more ambitious target of 1.5 °C also appears in the agreement. In …

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Improved climate change understanding and projections for coal businesses create urgent need to initiate stronger measures toward coalbed methane in India

January 27, 2020, by Carbon Management Journal

“In this opinion paper, we contend that in light of recent findings and the expected future of Indian coal business, fugitive methane emissions from coal mining and handling activities may …

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The Low Carbon Fuel Standard has succeeded, but how does it work?

January 22, 2020, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

We are all familiar with emission markets for voluntary carbon offsets or compliance grade greenhouse gas (GHG) credits and allowances. But, there is another less well-known type of environmental market …

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With no carbon market rules emerging from COP25, will aviation and voluntary offsets take the lead?

January 14, 2020, by Derik Broekhoff

Coming out of the UN climate negotiations in Madrid, we are faced with a rather stark reality: nations are at an impasse when it comes to the rules for international …

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More on underestimated methane leakage. How can climate action address natural gas?

January 6, 2020, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

Natural gas is commonly referred to as a ‘transition fuel’ away from coal because at the point of combustion, natural gas (56.1 mtCO2/TJ) is less carbon intensive than coal (96.1 …

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Carbon offsets are all the rage again. But can they be used to raise global climate ambitions?

November 26, 2019, by Derik Broekhoff

The global landscape for voluntary carbon offsetting is about to get much more complicated. SEI’s Derik Broekhoff explains the importance of COP 25 to offsets — and how Paris Agreement …

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Events at COP25

November 21, 2019, by Molly White

Faculty and staff will participate in the following events at the UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid.  If events are recorded, the link will be provided on this page following the event. …

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Climate Leadership Conference, 4-6 March 2020 in Detroit

November 21, 2019, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

As a supporting partner of the Climate Leadership Conference, GHGMI invites you to Detroit this March 4-6, 2020 to connect with the nation’s thought leaders and decision-makers at the 9th …

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How do I select good carbon offsets?

November 19, 2019, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

Wouldn’t it be helpful if there was practice guidance? How to ensure the environmental integrity (read: climate impact) of an emission reduction project and what questions to ask to reveal …

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Webinar: GWU Online Graduate Certificate in GHG Management

November 14, 2019, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

The Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) develops and delivers curriculum for greenhouse gas accounting and has partnered with George Washington University’s Engineering School to offer an accredited Graduate Certificate in …

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