Session 2: Carbon Footprints Step-by-Step
May 12, 2011
2:00 - 3:30 PM EST
The second session introduced participants to the protocols and standards used for conducting a greenhouse gas emissions inventory. It covered the process for conducting an inventory or accounting for GHG reduction projects. This session also reviewed existing calculators, tools, various registries and their validation and reporting requirements, and available resources. See webinar agenda and links to the presentations below.
Introduction & Recap from Session 1 - 10 min.
Presenter: Andy Bray, Project Manager, NEWMOA
Mr. Bray joined NEWMOA in 1997 as an intern before being made Project Staff later that year and Project Manager in 2000. He is currently involved in the areas of materials policy and climate change mitigation and using Web 2.0 technologies to help to inform people about more sustainable practices. He holds Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Concentration, both from UMass Lowell. Prior to joining NEWMOA, he worked at the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute.
Carbon Footprints, Step-by-Step - 1 hr. 5 min.
Presenter: Josh Skov, Principal and Co-founder, Good Company
Mr. Skov supports clients with the development of sustainability indicators and assessment tools in addition to climate change and greenhouse gas inventory methodology. He is involved in a wide range of corporate and government client work serving the electric utility, renewable energy, waste management, and transportation industries. He helps clients in understanding how the challenge of sustainability relates to their organizations, assessing social and environmental performance, and implementing measures to address these emerging issues.
Questions & Discussion - 15 min.
The presenters have compiled this List of Resources, which contains links to additional information about carbon footprtining (PDF).
A Recording of the webinar is available in Windows Media Player (wmv) format.
This webinar was sponsored by the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) and the Northwest Pollution Prevention Resouce Center (PPRC) with funding support from the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx).