C-AGG 2016 – 2017 Annual Report Now Available

We are pleased to publish our C-AGG Annual Report 2016 – 2017 highlighting C-AGG’s accomplishments over the last year. Our community has grown considerably since we started in 2009; we now have over 150 participating organizations who value our work as a convening authority and in capacity-building, tool and decision support system development, carbon market […]

C-AGG Guiding Principles Updated

At the C-AGG July 2017 meeting in Chicago, we once again reviewed our guiding principles to ensure they continue to reflect and inform the work of our multi-stakeholder coalition. The nine C-AGG Guiding Principles were developed in 2009 and have guided our work in designing policies, programs, and tools to enable the agricultural sector to […]

C-AGG Signs 4 per 1000 Initiative

C-AGG has signed the 4 per 1000 initiative–an initiative which sets a goal of a 4% annual growth rate of the soil carbon stock in order to stop the present increase in atmospheric CO2. What is the 4 per 1000 initiative? The 4% Initiative, launched by France, brings together all willing contributors in the public […]

Registration is Open for C-AGG’s November 2017 Washington DC Meeting

The next C-AGG meeting will be held November 29-30, 2017 at the DuPont Circle Hotel at 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW. Some of the topics covered at the meeting will include the following: New micro satellite-based methane tracking technology from Bluefield Continued discussions of soil health indicators, measurements, and market-based approaches to improve soil health […]

National Farmers Union (NFU) Highlights C-AGG’s Role in Ecosystem Services Valuation

In a recent column, Tom Driscoll, Director of NFU Foundation and Conservation Policy, writes that C-AGG “creates incentives and value for the agricultural sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deliver ecosystem services at scale.” Driscoll notes that ecosystem services payments may provide a new income stream for family farmers. On-farm stewardship coupled with market-based […]

C-AGG’s Chicago July 2017 Meeting Summary Available

Thank you to all who attended our recent meeting last month in Chicago. A meeting summary is now available at https://www.c-agg.org/wp-content/uploads/C-AGG-Chicago-July-2017-meeting-summary-final.pdf. Key Findings from the meeting included: Although soil carbon is a good soil health indicator, there are many additional assessment criteria that are important to include. Soil health cannot just be measured with numbers; […]

C-AGG Double Counting / Double Attribution Workshop Materials Now Available

Information and materials from C-AGG’s July 18 workshop on Double-Counting and Double-Attribution of GHG Emissions Reductions are now available on our website; including an updated background paper on the issues. The workshop addressed the issue of how to identify and reduce or eliminate the potential for double-counting of GHG offset credits, or double-attribution of claims […]

Presentations from the C-AGG Chicago Meeting Now Available

C-AGG held our summer meeting July 19/20 in Chicago, IL. The meeting was preceded by a workshop on Double Counting and Double Attribution on July 18. Presentations from the meeting are now available for download along with speaker biographies and a full participant list. Thank you to all those who attended; a meeting summary will […]

C-AGG is Taking Nominations for a Representative to the Steering Committee

We have an opening for a two-year term member to our Steering Committee to represent the Academic/Government/Think Tank sector. C-AGG’s Steering Committee members provide guidance, directional input, and sector expertise to the C-AGG Executive Director and staff to advance C-AGG’s mission and achievement of objectives. Members also act as advocates and ambassadors for C-AGG within their respective […]