Workshop Instructor | Climeco
State College, PA | email@example.com
Scott is a widely recognized scientific, policy, and business expert in the areas of greenhouse gas mitigation and environmental credit programs and markets. He joined ClimeCo in 2015 and serves as its Chief Science Officer and Leader of the Project Development Team. Early in his career, he was a research scientist and adjunct professor at The Ohio State University where he studied ecosystem carbon and nutrient cycling and management, soil ecology, and composting. He subsequently founded and served as president of Pacific Garden Company, a producer and marketer of organic soil fertility products, and was co-founder and former president of Environmental Credit Corp. He served on the USCC Board of Directors for nine years, and as a Trustee of the CREF for seven years.
Track: Advocacy and Policy
Session Name: Carbon Economy
Session Time: Tuesday, January 25, 8:15 AM to 9:45 AM
Presentation Title: Update on Composting and Carbon Credits
Presentation Description: Current status in North America of carbon credit incentive programs and opportunities for organic waste composting
Workshop Time: Tuesday, January 24, 1:00 – 4:30
Workshop Title: Compost Carbon Connection
Workshop Description: Detailed overview of the connection between compost and climate change, and the opportunity for composting operations and use to help reduce the impacts of climate change. Participants will leave with a good understanding of the connection between climate and composting, and with an understanding of compost operations factors impacting greenhouse gas emissions as well as potential (although still limited) opportunities for developing carbon credits associated with composting operations and sales.