What will break the climate policy log jam? And what do we do in the meantime?

October 26, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

Earlier this month the European Environment Agency (EEA) released a report (http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/progress-towards-kyoto/) detailing Europe’s progress towards emission targets set under the Kyoto Protocol. Europe’s relative success in limiting its emissions …

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Putting GHG capacity building on the needs map

October 19, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

This blog is not strong on subtlety. Whether you’re a committed reader or a casual “skimmer,” you have likely gleaned that we use this forum to highlight our vision for …

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GHGMI Committee on Professional Competency Requirements prepares for fall standards push

September 28, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

Earlier this summer GHGMI convened a group of international experts to examine and systematically address the question of competency in greenhouse gas management. This Institute-initiated “Committee on Professional Competency Requirements” …

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Sink or Swim? Given the political reality of climate change policy, what do we do now?

September 15, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

The environmental community at the international level and here in Washington DC is coming to terms with failure. It is well accepted that global action to address greenhouse gas emissions …

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Why We Work at the Institute

August 26, 2010, by ghg-david

Here at the Institute a good amount of our external communications are dedicated to describing just why GHGMI is an important and necessary institution. The talking points are likely familiar …

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The verdict on “Climategate”

August 11, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

We now have ample evidence to come to firm conclusions about the much-discussed controversy and manufactured scandals surrounding climate change science. Instead of recreating the wheel, I am simply going …

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GHGMI Releases Topical GHG Issue Briefs

August 6, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

The Institute recently developed two topical “issue briefs” covering key GHG program design and implementation topics. The two papers outline best practice program design recommendations drawing from GHGMI’s extensive institutional …

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Deadline Approaching for GHG Survey

August 6, 2010, by Tim Stumhofer

Note: This survey is now closed. The second annual GHGMI-Sequence Staffing Greenhouse Gas/Climate Change Workforce Needs Assessment Survey will close this month. If you have not already completed a response …

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Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

July 26, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

Sometimes it feels quite lonely here at GHG Management Institute headquarters. Toiling away trying to do what we think is needed to support the future of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation …

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What is different about methane (CH4) emissions? The forgotten CO2 in GHG emissions accounting

July 13, 2010, by Michael Gillenwater

In this third blog post on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Global Warning Potential (GWP) values, I want to focus on a unique characteristic of methane (CH4). I would venture …

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