Tani joined GHGMI in the summer of 2019 as Program Officer focusing initially on carbon offsets and climate change policy. Tani has over 8 years of experience with climate change mitigation and adaptation work within academia and the business community.
He obtained a certificate of proficiency from GHGMI in 2015 for GHG Verification for Inventories and Projects while running his consultancy, Tomorrow’s Climate Solutions. Tani co-founded the Offset Network in 2016, a peer review system enabling universities to verify their emissions reduction projects and engage students in meeting their carbon neutrality goals through curriculum integration and research. Since then he has created structures to facilitate university offset purchases and project development, and he led Duke University’s Carbon Offsets Initiative.
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Colbert-Sangree, Tani 2018. A Mexican model for offsetting carbon. Baltimore Sun, 3 Jan 2018. Published p. A11. Print.
Colbert-Sangree, N., and J.F. Suter. 2015. Community based fishery management within the Menai bay conservation area: A survey of the resource user. Marine Policy. 60: 171-177.
Urban Forestry Carbon Offset Protocol, 2016-2018. Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/UrbanForestryProtocol_v22.pdf
Afforestation Protocol, 2017. Tomorrow’s Climate Solutions. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/AfforestationProtocolOption2.pdf
Questions to Guide Offset Program Development, 2017. Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative. Available: https://sustainability.duke.edu/sites/default/files/offsetsdevquestions.pdf
Bundling Carbon Offsets, 2017. Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative. Available: https://sustainability.duke.edu/sites/default/files/offsetbundle.pdf
Carbon Sink Guide, 2017. Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative. Available: https://sustainability.duke.edu/sites/default/files/carbonsink.pdf
Template Instructions: Project Plan. Offsetnetwork.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/Project-Plan-Instructions-v10.pdf
Project Plan Template. Offsetnetwork.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/Project-Plan-Template-v11.docx
General Protocol: Foundational Project Accounting, 2017. Offsetnetwork.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/general-protocolv14-xk3p.pdf
Template: Project Description Document, 2017. Offsetnetwork.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/PDD-Template-v15-p3xk.docx
Validation Checklist, 2018. Offsetnetwork.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.org/s/Validation-Guidance-v12.docx
Validation Report Template, 2018. Offset Network.org. Available: https://offsetnetwork.squarespace.com/s/ValidationReportTemplatev12-3.docx