2020 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 14, 2021, by Erika Barnett

Every year, the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) is pleased to celebrate the achievements of our alumni by presenting the annual Distinguished Alumni Award to one alumnus/a. We are honored …

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The most important GHG accounting concept you may not have heard of: the attributional-consequential distinction

April 21, 2021, by Matthew Brander

Too often environmental professionals, policy-makers, and standard-setters fail to distinguish between two major types of GHG accounting methods[1] – which are appropriate for fundamentally different purposes. Using the wrong type …

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Carbon dynamics and GHG implications of increasing wood construction: long-term scenarios for residential buildings in Austria

May 10, 2021, by Carbon Management Journal

“Wooden construction elements often exhibit lower life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than conventional counterparts (‘material substitution effect’). Moreover, the building stock represents a carbon (C) sink if timber inflows …

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Socioeconomic factors and future challenges of the goal of limiting the increase in global average temperature to 1.5 °C

April 12, 2021, by Carbon Management Journal

“The Paris Agreement has confirmed that the ultimate climate policy goal is to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and …

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What does it really take for you to be a GHG professional?

April 8, 2021, by Alissa Benchimol

At the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI), professional ethics—not just technical competencies—are foundational to our definition of what it means to be a GHG expert. We, therefore, expect ethics to …

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Fiji Engages to Improve Agriculture GHG MRV Capacity

March 9, 2021, by Alissa Benchimol

The Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) is working with the Government of Fiji in implementing an Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) project. ICAT works with countries to provide guidance, capacity building, …

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Join the Online Community of GHG Management Professionals

February 25, 2021, by Michael Gillenwater

I find that if you understand the origins of something, you learn a great deal about how and why it does what it does. That is especially true for organizations. …

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A comparative CO2 emissions analysis and mitigation strategies of short-sea shipping and road transport in the Marmara Region

February 19, 2021, by Carbon Management Journal

“The Marmara is the most highly trafficked region in Turkey in terms of seaway and highway transport congestion. The transport mode-based CO2 emissions budget for the region needs to take more …

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What has this pandemic done to your organization?

January 27, 2021, by Michael Gillenwater

The last year has imposed on communities everywhere a forced and rushed experiment in working under quarantine conditions and conducting online learning at scale. Like you, those of us at …

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Designing a Data-Driven Regional Approach to Climate Action in the Caribbean

January 22, 2021, by Wiley Barbour

As climate change impacts grow more severe, countries need to be smarter, more ambitious and more resource efficient in their response. The Caribbean’s regional approach to track progress on climate …

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