Final Agenda Posted for C-AGG’s November 2017 Meeting

Registration is now open for the November 29-30, 2017 C-AGG meeting in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held at The DuPont Circle Hotel at 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW.  The meeting topics include Measuring Soil Health, Carbon Offsets, Carbon Insets, and Agricultural GHG Mitigation and Sustainability, and Technology can save us—What role can agricultural technology […]

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 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 […]