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Blog post  |   07.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

For some time now, U.S. states have been well ahead of the federal government in taking action on climate change. In April came the latest big development: 34 U.S. states, two Canadian provinces (British Columbia and Manitoba), and the Campo Kumeyaay Nation joined together to form the Climate Registry.

Blog post  |   07.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

"Climate change is no longer their problem. It’s now our problem,” said Fernando Henrique Cardoso, referring to climate change as a global issue that has surpassed the domain of industrialized countries.

Blog post  |   07.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

The Mexican government has adopted a new national climate change strategy that identifies the GHG Protocol-based Mexico GHG Program as the basis of a step-by-step approach to climate change mitigation.

Blog post  |   07.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

The China Business Council for Sustainable Development, in conjunction with WBCSD and WRI, hosted an informational workshop, “Corporate Energy Conservation and GHG Management,” on June 1 in Beijing at the Kempinski Hotel. Approximately 100 representatives from CBCSD’s member companies, government agencies, and NGOs attended the workshop.

Blog post  |   02.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

Project developers are concerned that high transaction costs and uncertainty around the acceptance of projects by governing bodies is limiting the number of projects being developed in Africa and around the world.

Blog post  |   02.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

Web-based, all-in-one options to be considered

Blog post  |   02.01.2007  |   Laura Pocknell

The Philippines Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting Program (PhilGARP) was officially launched at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Manila on November 30, 2006.

Blog post  |   11.01.2006  |   Laura Pocknell

The Mexico GHG Program officially transitioned from a pilot project to a permanent program on October 2, marking a significant milestone for the pro

Blog post  |   11.01.2006  |   Laura Pocknell

On Nov. 7, Florence Daviet and Suzie Greenhalgh of WRI will travel to Nairobi, Kenya to present the “Land use, Land-use change and Forestry Guidance for GHG Project Accounting” (LULUCF) at the Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP-12).

Blog post  |   11.01.2006  |   Laura Pocknell

The International Aluminum Institute (IAI), in association with WBCSD and WRI, announced on Oct. 23 an updated set of tools for calculating GHG emissions from primary aluminum production

Announcement  |   04.14.2021  |   maxine.chikumbo@wri.org

New excel-based tool from Greenhouse Gas Protocol and WRI that helps companies estimate their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions based on the GHG Protocol.

Press Release  |   03.18.2021  |   maxine.chikumbo@wri.org

GHG Protocol and PCAF launched the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry in January 2021 as a response to industry demand for a global, standardized approach to measure and report financed emissions. 

In the News  |   10.24.2018  |   yelena

On October 6, 2018, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report in support of a global response to keep global warming to less than 1.5ºC above pre-industrial levels.

Blog post  |   02.05.2017  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

Because the value of fossil fuel companies is based on the size of their reserves, it may seem counter-intuitive to see some of these assets as potential risks. But changes in market or economic conditions can make some reserves too expensive to tap, leaving them stranded – and their owners more vulnerable than the size of their reserves would indicate.

Blog post  |   06.04.2016  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

The GHG Protocol offers two new online courses for policymakers and analysts at either the national or local level. The courses are intended to help users understand the Policy and Action Standard and Mitigation Goal Standard and apply the standard to their specific circumstances.

Blog post  |   04.04.2016  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

For many businesses, value chain (scope 3) emissions account for more than 70 percent of their carbon footprint. Measuring and managing these emissions can motivate a company to do business with greener suppliers, improve the energy efficiency of its products, and rethink its distribution network -- measures that significantly reduce the overall impact on the climate.

Blog post  |   03.18.2015  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

On January 20, the GHG Protocol released the Scope 2 Guidance: an amendment to the Corporate Standard. It is the first major revision to the Corporate Standard in over 11 years. To help companies start implementing the Guidance, here are a few answers to the top ten questions you might have and where to find more information in the Guidance document.

Press Release  |   11.18.2014  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

For the first time, governments now have consistent, reliable methods to account for greenhouse gas reductions from their climate policies and goals. Today, the Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards to help governments design better policies and emissions reductions goals, and measure progress against them. 

Blog post  |   11.18.2014  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. The National Agency for Energy Conversation (ANME) anticipated that the greater use of solar power would help curb climate change, but experts didn’t quantify just how much the program would reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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