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05.17.22
California’s draft climate change scoping plan is incomplete
California’s net-zero climate plan is long on carbon removal, short on details, and based on flawed analysis.
Danny Cullenward
04.25.22
We summarize two recent comment letters about Verra’s proposed use of ton-year accounting to issue carbon offset credits — including via a proposed methodology developed by NCX which would credit harvest deferrals as short as a single year.
Freya Chay
Danny Cullenward
Grayson Badgley
02.18.22
We welcome the OCC's draft climate-related financial risk management principles and point out core tensions that could arise in implementation.
Sadie Frank
02.16.22
An open source implementation of forest biomass estimation using LiDAR.
Cindy Chiao
Oriana Chegwidden
Joe Hamman
02.08.22
Voluntary carbon markets don't provide investors with adequate data about who is using offset credits, nor what kinds of climate claims those credits justify. Simple disclosures would fix this gap.
Sadie Frank
Danny Cullenward
Freya Chay
01.31.22
We review concerns with NCX’s use of discounted ton-year accounting methods to credit short-term timber harvests delays.
Danny Cullenward
Freya Chay
Grayson Badgley
01.05.22
A new tool for tracking the use of carbon offsets for compliance in California's cap-and-trade program.
Freya Chay
Jeremy Freeman
Danny Cullenward
12.15.21
Analysis of 11 new proposals from Stripe’s Fall 2021 CDR procurement.
Freya Chay
11.10.21
We encourage the USDA to directly procure "climate-smart" commodities instead of subsidizing carbon offsets.
Danny Cullenward
Sadie Frank
Jeremy Freeman
11.04.21
Why open data and analytics matter in addressing climate-related financial risk.
Sadie Frank
11.01.21
We discuss tensions and considerations at the nexus of climate risk disclosure and corporate net-zero strategies.
Sadie Frank
Danny Cullenward
10.13.21
We analyzed three new soil carbon protocols and added them our interactive database.
Freya Chay
Danny Cullenward
09.27.21
Why rendering scientific data in web maps is so tough, and how we’re trying to solve it.
Jeremy Freeman
Kata Martin
Joe Hamman
09.16.21
Our contributions to the initial Climate TRACE data release, and what’s coming next.
Oriana Chegwidden
Cindy Chiao
Joe Hamman
09.14.21
Why we made this and what you'll find here.
Jeremy Freeman
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