The Climate Trust Newsletter: October 2015 Issue
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What Happens in Paris Won’t Stay in Paris: A Guide to the Upcoming Climate Negotiations
- Liz Hardee, as published by TriplePundit

This December, delegates from both developed and developing countries will gather in Paris for what promises—one way or another—to be the most historic set of climate negotiations the world has ever seen. The stakes could not be higher. Most believe we have only a decade in which to take the actions that would put us on the right path.


Corporate Social Responsibility Buyers Should Look to the Forest
- Dick Kempka, as published by SBO

While offsetting greenhouse gas emissions may be the driving force behind the growing interest in voluntary carbon credits, it is important to recognize the many other benefits carbon projects provide. These additional benefits are particularly abundant for forestry projects, by far the largest and most attractive project type for corporate social responsibility programs.



Report: Crediting Farmers for Nutrient Stewardship

A new Climate Trust report finds enormous potential to incentivize changes in nitrogen fertilizer application practices on cropland.



100 Best Nonprofit to Work For

For the second year in a row, The Climate Trust was honored by
Oregon Business Magazine as an exceptional place to work.



C-AGG Steering Committee

The Climate Trust's Sheldon Zakreski has been recruited to serve on the Coalition on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Steering Committee.



The Climate Trust Presents

In September, senior Climate Trust staff presented at a number of prominent events as industry experts. We're sharing the key insights.

We appreciate working with The Climate Trust on key carbon market topics such as offset project aggregation and new protocols in grassland protection and livestock management. As ACR expands its efforts in the California compliance market, we look forward to working with The Climate Trust to meet the needs of a scalable compliance market.”

- John Kadyszewski, American Carbon Registry

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On the Road



Nov 9-10, Washington DC

Meet with Sheldon Zakreski and Dick Kempka

COP21 PARIS link

Nov 30-Dec 11, Paris, France

Meet with Sean Penrith


Jan 21, 2016, New York, NY

Meet with Sean Penrith and Peter Weisberg

NW Energy Coalition Fall Conference

The NW Energy Coalition's 2015 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, takes place Dec. 3-4 in Seattle, WA. Explore topics ranging from electric vehicles, to climate based changes to rivers, and the effect on hydroelectric generation.
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