News

01 June 2017

Climate Focus and Personal Architecture launch Sun in the City

We are pleased to announce that Climate Focus and Personal Architecture are launching Sun in the City boosting support for solar panels in cities. The first pilot will be in Rotterdam.
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'.
03 November 2016

JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests - Eliminating Deforestation from the Production of Agricultural Commodities Goal 2 Assessment Report

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of the latest Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests reports.
25 October 2016

Climate Focus support EAC negotiators in their COP 22 preparation

Climate Focus joined forces with partner Carbon Africa to organize a pre-COP 22 negotiation support meeting held on 17-18 October in Entebbe, Uganda aimed at supporting East African negotiators.
20 October 2016

Charlotte Streck presents new report published on Emissions Trading Registries

Charlotte Streck presents the new "Emissions Trading Registries' report, co-authored by Climate Focus and a team of experts on October 17, 2016 to the audience of a PMR meeting in Hanoi.
29 September 2016

Climate Focus announces the release of its latest publication, Linking the Clean Development Mechanism with the Green Climate Fund: Models for scaling up mitigation action

In response to the increasing importance for policymakers and project developments to link the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the study examines six specific models.
11 September 2016

Time to come to grips with double counting

Double counting can occur in multiple forms and, unless properly dealt with, risks compromising the environmental integrity of the climate regime by distorting actual greenhouse emissions achieved.
11 September 2016

Negotiations on cooperative mechanisms (Article 6)

The Paris Agreement establishes a new set of mechanisms for voluntary cooperation between countries. Binding these approaches together is the overarching goal of Article 6.1.
11 September 2016

Climate Focus prepares second edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Assessment Report

Climate Focus is currently working on the second edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment Report, set to be released in early November 2016.
25 August 2016

Lecture and Sinfonía Trópico book launch event

On August 24, Charlotte Streck hosted the Sinfonía Trópico book launch event in Bogotá, Colombia and gave a lecture on European and German climate policy.
27 June 2016

Join us at the African Carbon Forum 2016 28-30 June in Kigali, Rwanda

Climate Focus is looking forward to intense and fruitful discussions at the African Carbon Forum 2016. Join us at our Side Event on June 28, 2016 from 17:30-18:30, in the Marenga room, Bamboo Lodge
17 May 2016

Meet us at the Carbon Expo 2016 in Cologne (25 - 27 May 2016)

Climate Focus is pleased to present itself at the Carbon Expo 2016 in Cologne. You can meet our team in the German Pavilion.
17 May 2016

Bonn Climate Change Conference SBI 44 (16 - 26 May 2016)

Sandra Greiner, Szymon Mikolajczjk and Tobias Hunzai will be participating in the SBI meeting in Bonn and will be happy to see you there to discuss ongoing or future collaborations.
04 May 2016

Climate Focus announces its latest publication entitled The Paris Agreement: A New Beginning

Climate Focus is pleased to announce its latest publication which presents a critical assessment of the Paris Agreement adopted under the UNFCCC.
16 March 2016

Climate Focus announces development of a Platform for Information, Dialogue and Coordination (PID) in support of the Colombian Government's Amazon Vision Program

Climate Focus and partners will work together to implement a Platform for Information, Dialogue and Coordination (PID) in support of the Colombian Government's Amazon Vision program 'Vision Amazonía'.
16 March 2016

Climate Focus announces publication of its report on the role of market mechanisms in the NDCs of Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica (Spanish)

Climate Focus publishes report under its GIZ assignment to support the governments of Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica in understanding the role of market mechanisms as a tool to help fulfil their NDCs
15 February 2016

COP21 Paris 2015 - Loss and Damage in the Paris Agreement and the Green Climate Fund and the Paris Agreement

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of two client briefs presenting an assessment of what the Paris Agreement means for climate finance and for action on loss and damage going forward
08 February 2016

Invitation Dutch Night - 1 March in Amsterdam

The traditional Dutch Night offers an informal setting for everyone active in the carbon market to meet and mingle over a drink. We and our co-invitees very much look forward to seeing you there!
08 February 2016

Pointing Science: Climate Engineering - Views Onto a Man-Made Climate

Charlotte Streck joins other experts and laymen at a public event on climate engineering to debate and exchange views on where research can best provide sufficient information for societal decisions.
03 February 2016

World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) purchases 500,000 CERs from SimGas' Programme of Activities (PoA)

Climate Focus is delighted to announce that the World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) has signed its first carbon purchase agreement with client SimGas to purchase 500,000 CERs
14 December 2015

Workshop on developing an institutional system for Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)

A workshop on developing a sustainable institutional system for GHG inventories and Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system in Jordan was held from 2 to 4 November, 2015 at the Dead Sea
03 December 2015

COP 21 Paris - Africa Pavilion, December 8, 10:00 - 11:30: The continued relevance of CDM and Carbon Markets for Africa

Join us at this side event that will bring together representatives from governments, UNFCCC, CDM project developers and climate advisory firms in Africa to discuss CDM relevance in Africa.