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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UNFCCC Enrolls Experts into Online IPCC Guidelines Training

October 17, 2019, by Molly White

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has enrolled over 700 experts into the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute’s online IPCC course-series training. This course series provides extensive training …

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From Greenwishing to Greenwashing – A Growing Business Risk?

October 17, 2019, by Mark Trexler

I recently wrote about an article by investment manager Duncan Austin, in which he coined the term “greenwishing.” Austin argues that the sustainable business community’s climate rhetoric sounds great and …

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Global Workshops on Data Management

October 17, 2019, by Olia Glade

In coordination with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Consultative Group of Experts (CGE), the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute recently concluded the delivery of three regional workshops …

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California Verifier Accreditation Training

October 17, 2019, by Tani Colbert-Sangree

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is now accepting accreditation applications from verifiers interested in conducting verifications for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) beginning in 2020. After submitting an …

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Hands-on data management training in Africa

September 24, 2019, by Danielle Vaughan

GHGMI taught a workshop with UNFCCC’s Consultative Group of Experts (CGE) in Algiers, Algeria September 16- 18, 2019. This workshop convened GHG inventory experts from 49 African countries. This was …

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