Carbon Accounting and Management

Subject: 
Geog & Env. Mgmt, Climate Chng (GEMCC)
Catalog number: 
660
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Only offered Online
Description: 
Carbon management is fundamental to achieving international and national policy objectives to avoid dangerous climate change. With more jurisdictions implementing carbon pricing and cap and trade programs, carbon accounting and reporting is rapidly expected to become a central part of the global business environment. This course focuses on best practices in GHG measurement and management from the perspective of a business or organization. The course includes organization emission reduction target setting strategies; techniques and standards for organizational GHG inventories with reference to international-regional-sectoral reporting/trading schemes; auditing and verification processes; GHG information management systems; evolving expectations and approaches to disclosure of GHG emissions; supply-chain carbon accounting; and evolving carbon markets (voluntary, sectoral and regulated).
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Environment (ENV)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
015719