News

12 December 2017

STATEMENT: Call for action on finance for forests

Climate Focus and partners are calling on the One Planet Summit to publicly elevate the importance of forests as a climate solution and agree on a concrete plan. Join us in spreading this message.
14 November 2017

Charlotte Streck co-authors new report "Options for Enhancing REDD+ Collaboration in the Context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

We are pleased to announce that Charlotte Streck has co-authored this new report that seeks to stimulate cooperative action around REDD+ among countries in the context of the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017

Zero-deforestation Commodity Supply Chains by 2020: Are We Winning?

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report prepared for the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
24 October 2017

NEW REPORT: Taking a Bite out of Climate Change: Why we should stop eating too much beef

Climate Focus is pleased to release a new publication which explores the many reasons to reduce the consumption of beef – one of the key commodities driving deforestation.
24 October 2017

NEW RESEARCH: How Improved Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report which presents a roadmap of action for the land sector to meet its necessary contribution to the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017

JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests – Finance for Forests Goals 8 and 9 Assessment Report

Climate Focus, on behalf of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Assessment Partners, is pleased to announce the release of the third annual NYDF Progress Assessment.
26 September 2017

Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020 launched by the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

We are delighted to announce that this report is now available. Published to coincide with Climate Week NYC 2017, the report proposes a set of priorities to address commodity-driven deforestation.
25 September 2017

Additionality under Article 6 - a new beginning or ghosts of the past?

Defining additionality under the new mechanism of Article 6.4 will be crucial in determining whether if any or which of these programmes will get what, and how.
21 September 2017

Catalyzing sustainable cocoa

Climate Focus continues to work on sustainable cocoa, focusing on identifying the incentives required for smallholder cocoa farmers to produce forest and climate-smart cocoa.
03 August 2017

Interview with Juan Pablo Castro Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon

Interview with Juan Pablo Castro on the Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon.
29 June 2017

Website supporting the Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) is officially launched

We proudly announce the official launch of the website that supports our Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID).
23 May 2017

Facebook Live Innovate4Climate (I4C) Interview with Charlotte Streck

Join Charlotte Streck on Facebook Live for the launch of our new report, 'Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain'.
22 May 2017

Climate Focus announces release of publication "Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain"

Climate Focus, in collaboration with its partners, is pleased to announce the release of this new publication which examines and analyzes the cocoa supply chain and its associated deforestation.
18 May 2017

Come meet us at the Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, 22-25 May

Our team will be attending the Innovate 4 Climate conference in Barcelona. Meet us in the German Pavilion and join us on Wednesday, May 24, 4pm - 5pm for the launch of our new publication.
14 May 2017

Linking the Clean Development Mechanism with the Green Climate Fund: Insights from Practitioners and Decision Makers in Africa

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of this report providing views from African stakeholders on whether and how the CDM and the GCF can mutually benefit from each other's strengths.
12 May 2017

Climate Focus and partners collaborate to develop energy transition planning tool

Climate Focus, Sustainability Services and Studio Wolfpack have joined forces to develop the "And Paris" planning tool, designed to jump-start and manage the energy transition of towns and cities.
08 May 2017

Design options for integrated carbon pricing systems in Chile

Climate Focus and its partners, OfReC Regulation and Compliance and EBP, are advising the Chilean Ministry of Energy on design options for an integrated set of carbon pricing mechanisms.
24 April 2017

Charlotte Streck to speak at Global Alliance for the Future of Food event

Global Alliance for the Future of Food to host 2nd International Dialogue: The Future of Food in a Climate Changing World, 1 - 3 May, 2017, Capgemini Campus: Les Fontaines, Paris, France
23 March 2017

PRESS RELEASE The PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers

Climate Focus and partners are pleased to announce their latest publication, The PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers.
13 March 2017

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-Related Policy Instruments Final Report: Delivery strategies and support tools"

The European Commission has just published "Fostering Climate Action through Trade-Related Policy Instruments Final Report: Delivery strategies and support tools", the final of three project reports.
13 March 2017

Policy brief on Harnessing the Potential of Private Sector Engagement in Productive Forests for Green Growth

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of their most recent policy brief, written for the World Bank in collaboration with UNIQUE.
13 February 2017

Third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment report to be released early November 2017

Climate Focus and NYDF Assessment Partners are currently working on the third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment Report to be released in early November 2017.