How do you explain additionality?

January 25, 2012, by Michael Gillenwater

Update since initial posting: Further explanation on additionality can be found on, which is an online and publicly available resource for understanding carbon offsets developed in 2019. If you …

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Was Durban a success or failure? A holiday edition.

December 21, 2011, by Tim Stumhofer

It’s December, a month best characterized in many parts of the world by holiday cheer, winter revelry, and reflection of the year that’s about to draw to a close. But …

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Professional associations invited to take Climate Change leadership

November 21, 2011, by Tom Baumann

17 November 2011 Vancouver – West Coast Environmental Law, a non-profit environmental law organization, today released a report – Professionals and Climate Change: How professional associations can get serious about …

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New initiative launched to meet growing demand from expansion of Chinese carbon market

November 21, 2011, by Tim Stumhofer

16 November 2011 Beijing and Washington, DC – The Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), a leading think tank on climate change and sustainable development in China, and the …

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A plain English look at the post-Kyoto carbon market

October 31, 2011, by Tim Stumhofer

“Will failure to strike a post-Kyoto deal in Durban kill the carbon market?” With the latest big annual United Nations climate conference just a month away in Durban, South Africa, …

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Disheartened by the state of climate policy? Consider the long view on capacity building

September 21, 2011, by Michael Gillenwater

It is easy to get pessimistic, if not outright depressed, in this business. After all, humanity keeps beating on the atmosphere with a sharp stick hoping that the climate will …

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GHGMI and SEI re-launch Carbon Offset Research & Education (CORE) web resource

August 25, 2011, by Tim Stumhofer

There is no shortage of opinion on the concept and application of carbon offsets. The fervent debate these wonky mitigation instruments whip up runs an impressive multidisciplinary gamut from questions …

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So how’s that professional certification thing going?

June 30, 2011, by Michael Gillenwater

Your response to the launch of the EP(GHG) professional certification over the last three weeks has been tremendous, confident, and unequivocal. Indeed, the reaction from the international GHG community has …

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Ending the “Carbon Cowboy” Era: Globally certifying GHG management professionals

June 7, 2011, by Tim Stumhofer

The Greenhouse Gas Management Institute is elated to today announce that it has partnered with the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada) to launch a groundbreaking new professional certification …

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Letter from the Dean: Are you a Carbon Management “Professional”?

May 19, 2011, by Michael Gillenwater

I think we all realize that eventually governments and society will reach a point of dramatic transition characterized by the implementation of serious measures to address climate change. Indeed, the …

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