greenhouse gas professional News

  • World`s first ISO accredited greenhouse gas professional certification

    The Greenhouse Gas Management Instituteand the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada) have announced a global personnel certification program for "carbon management" professionals. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How Grazinglands influence greenhouse gas

    Grazinglands represent one of the largest land resources in the world, yet their role as net sinks or sources of greenhouse gases is essentially unknown. Previous research has emphasized the role of grazing management on the sequestration of atmospheric carbon dioxide as soil organic carbon. However, there is a lack of information regarding how grazing management impacts the flux of two potent ...

  • Two of WSP’s sustainability & energy professionals become certified Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifiers

    WSP Environment & Energy's Dan Sobrinski and Eric Christensen are among the first twelve people to become certified Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifiers (GHG-IQ), as recognized by the independent body CSA Standards. With a focus on corporate or organizational greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories, this certification is for professionals who develop, quantify and report GHG emissions and removals. ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • WRI Joins Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute are joining forces to train professionals on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. “Our mission is to train and develop a community of experts with the highest standards of ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Scientists question EPA estimates of greenhouse gas emissions

    The approach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses to estimate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural anaerobic lagoons that treat manure contains errors and may underestimate methane emissions by up to 65%, according to scientists from the University of Missouri. Anaerobic lagoons treat manure on some animal feeding operations prior to application to crops as a fertilizer. ...

  • U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and capture, regionally

    A new report, Agriculture’s Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Capture, commissioned by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America, examines the evidence for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sequestration in America’s major agroecosystems. The report summarizes current knowledge of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide ...

  • Carbon Disclosure Project joins Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has agreed to partner with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, a nonprofit focused on training and education. The GHG Management Institute offers online courses on how to measure, account and manage GHG emissions that cause global climate change. “Its mission is to train and develop a community of experts with the highest standards of professional practice ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents symposium on greenhouse gas measurement

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the First International Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium March 22-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. “One of the greatest challenges of our time is reducing GHG emissions to mitigate climate change,” said Adrianne Carolla, A&WMA Executive Director.Greenhouse gas measurement and monitoring, and technological needs for ...

  • A&WMA issues call for abstracts for greenhouse gas assessment and reporting processes conference

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for “Harmonizing Greenhouse Gas Assessment and Reporting Processes,” a conference to be held August 31 – September 2, 2009, in Baltimore, MD. This conference will provide a forum to discuss advances in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimation methods, emission inventories, and reporting, and will examine the ...

  • Conference to Address Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Clean Energy Linkages

    Pittsburgh, PA (March 2, 2006) - Meeting the challenge of climate change will require collaborative and integrated approaches that recognize the links between advanced energy technologies and their potential for reducing emissions.  Such connections will be explored at “Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Clean Energy Linkages,” a conference that takes place ...

  • A&WMA issues call for abstracts for greenhouse gas measurement symposium

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for the first international Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium, to be held March 23-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. The symposium will provide a forum to discuss novel concepts in GHG emission source measurement, measurement-based modeling, and surrogate-monitoring assessment in the context of future ...

  • Ernst & Young Achieves ANSI Accreditation for Greenhouse Gas Emission Verification

      Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to announce the accreditation of ...

  • Greenhouse gas calculator connects farming practices with carbon credits

    Greenhouse gas markets, where invisible gases are traded, must seem like black boxes to most people. Farmers can make money on these markets, such as the Chicago Climate Exchange, by installing methane capture technologies in animal-based systems, no-till farming, establishing grasslands, and planting trees. Farmers, students, extension educators, offset aggregators, and other stakeholders need ...

  • EPA releases proposed mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rule

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a comprehensive, national system for reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the authority of the Clean Air Act. Published in the Federal Register on April 10, 2009, the ...


  • ESP Announces Annual Software User Conference and Greenhouse Gas Management Workshop

    Mountain View, California - ESP has announced that its Annual North American User Conference, for users of the company's environmental and sustainability management software solutions, will be held on September 24-27 in San Francisco. In conjunction with the conference ESP will also hold a half-day workshop on Greenhouse Gas Information Management. ESP User Conferences are a forum for users of ...


    By IHS

  • SRA Commits to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 35% by 2020

    SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced the company has established a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by fiscal year 2020 relative to a fiscal year 2007 baseline. SRA’s 2007 Scope 1 and 2 GHG goal baseline is 6,267.9 metric tons CO2-equivalent (MTCO2e). SRA has further ...


    By SRA Information Technology

  • BSI becomes world leader in greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) recently achieved US accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification services from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation validates BSI's global expertise in verifying GHG emission and reduction assertions, placing the world's most prominent independent management assurance service provider amongst ...


    By BSI

  • T3 Develops .xml Tool to Facilitate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting

    T3, a division of Trinity Consultants that specializes in implementing EH&S information management solutions, announces that it has developed a tool to facilitate electronic reporting of greenhouse gas emissions that can be used with EPA’s electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (e-GGRT). The Excel-based tool enables users to ...


  • Call for health professionals to act on climate change

    Health should be at the centre of our fight against climate change, Health Secretary, Andy Burnham will say this week at the launch of a new report on Health and Climate Change. The report calls on health ministers and professionals across the world to recognise the danger that climate change poses to health, in the run up to the UN conference in Copenhagen in December. Key findings in the report ...


  • Turning landfills into community assets and cutting greenhouse gases

    EPA today recognized the accomplishments of numerous landfill methane partners that are generating renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. At the 11th Annual Landfill Methane Outreach Program Conference & Project Expo in Washington, D.C., EPA gave recognition awards to government and private organizations that are helping the agency deliver energy and environmental benefits ...

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