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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting for Cities

Greenhouse gas emissions accounting is a core tool for developing, implementing, and monitoring climate actions and strategies. This course provides a basic overview of concepts that can be supplemented with training in specific software.

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Course Info

  • Duration 10 video lessons (60 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (2 mins)
  • 2. Greenhouse Gasses Explained (5 mins)
  • 3. Emissions in the Transportation Sector (6 mins)
  • 4. Emissions in the Built Environment Sector (4 mins)
  • 5. Emissions in Other Sectors (7 mins)
  • 6. Developing a GHG Emissions Inventory (10 mins)
  • 7. Developing a GHG Emissions Forecast (7 mins)
  • 8. Quantifying GHG Emissions of Climate Actions: Example #1 (5 mins)
  • 9. Quantifying GHG Emissions of Climate Actions: Example #2 (3 mins)
  • 10. Limitations of GHG Emissions Accounting (5 mins)

Course Description

Greenhouse gas emissions accounting is a core tool for developing, implementing, and monitoring climate actions and strategies. This course provides a basic overview of concepts that can be supplemented with training in specific software.

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Learn these skills

  • Economics
  • Environmental Planning
  • Research Methods
  • Resilience Planning
  • Sustainability

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Michael R. Boswell

Michael R. Boswell

Michael R. Boswell is a Professor of City & Regional Planning at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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Tammy Seale

Tammy Seale

Tammy Seale is a principal with Michael Baker International and director of the Sustainability and Climate Change Services team.

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