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  • GHG & climate change workforce needs assessment report now available!

    GHG & climate change workforce needs assessment report now available!

    Earlier this month, against the backdrop of a busy first week of international climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, GHGMI – in collaboration with Sequence Staffing – released a report detailing the findings of the 2010 GHG & ...

  • The limits of complexity and capacity in climate policy: what can we learn from Britain?

    The limits of complexity and capacity in climate policy: what can we learn from Britain?

    In a wave of reorganization initiated by Her Majesty’s Treasury Spending Review, the British government has brought reform to the UK’s gleaming new climate program: the Carbon Reduction Commitment and Energy Efficiency Scheme (the CRC). ...

  • BusinessWeek asks Michael Gillenwater why GHG auditing is one of “20 small businesses of the future”

    BusinessWeek asks Michael Gillenwater why GHG auditing is one of “20 small businesses of the future”

    Doing a greenhouse gas audit is endlessly complicated, because so much of our daily lives, from heating to transportation to food, involve contributing to climate change. As policy shifts to stop impending environmental degradation, the jobs will ...

  • The Chicago climate exchange closure, a vote for robust GHG MRV?

    The Chicago climate exchange closure, a vote for robust GHG MRV?

    In the wake of last week’s “wave” election in the United States significant attention has turned to sifting through the new political realities for climate policymaking in the US and beyond. As the climate world grapples with this ...

  • GHGMI’s Michael Gillenwater at Wilson Center China environment forum event

    GHGMI’s Michael Gillenwater at Wilson Center China environment forum event

    On Oct 1 GHGMI Dean Michael Gillenwater participated in a panel discussion, “Taking Stock of Carbon Emissions: Policies, Strategies, and Tools for the U.S. and China” at the Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars in ...

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

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

    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 ...

  • Putting GHG capacity building on the needs map

    Putting GHG capacity building on the needs map

    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 greenhouse gas measurement and management. Central to this ...

  • GHGMI committee on professional competency requirements prepares for fall standards push

    GHGMI committee on professional competency requirements prepares for fall standards push

    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 ...

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

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

    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 is largely being held up by inaction in the United States. ...

  • Why we work at the institute

    Why we work at the institute

    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 to anyone who has previously read this blog, seen ...

  • The verdict on “Climategate”

    The verdict on “Climategate”

    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 to repost a summary on the topic here from ...

  • GHGMI releases topical GHG issue briefs

    GHGMI releases topical GHG issue briefs

    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 ...

  • Deadline approaching for GHG survey

    Deadline approaching for GHG survey

    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 we invite you to take part in this industry-defining needs assessment by ...

  • Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

    Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

    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 policy. While most people who pay attention to the issue are ...

  • Professional climate change training classes coming to your town…”GHG LIVE”

    Professional climate change training classes coming to your town…”GHG LIVE”

    Today, the GREENHOUSE GAS MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE and KOELNMESSE, INC. announced “GHG LIVE”, a series of workshops, training classes and job fairs related to the emerging, regulated low carbon economy. The event series will kick off in ...