Projects

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement
Climate Focus is currently undertaking an assessment of the zero-deforestation supply chain movement for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020).

Climate Focus and partners developing suite of educational materials on carbon taxes

Climate Focus and partners developing suite of educational materials on carbon taxes
Climate Focus is working with the United Nations Institute for Training and Development (UNITAR) and Gnarly Tree Sustainability Institute to develop a suite of educational materials on carbon taxes.

Drivers and Incentives that Lead Producers to Change Practices to More Sustainable Operations

Drivers and Incentives that Lead Producers to Change Practices to More Sustainable Operations
Climate Focus, on behalf of the Meridian Institute, is working to identify major drivers or incentives that lead producers to change management and production practices to more sustainable operations.

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update
During 2017 the PID project organized a number of capacity building workshops, multi-stakeholder meetings and published over 60 articles.

The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing
This guide, due to be published later this year, aims to support policymakers in communicating their carbon pricing policies to those audiences whose support is needed for the policy's success.

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the context in which market mechanisms can be used has changed, leading to new challenges.

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica
Climate Focus and its partners are supporting the Ministry of Environment of Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) in the design of an emissions levy for mobile and stationary sources.

Design options for integrated carbon pricing systems in Chile

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.

PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers

PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers
In this handbook, Climate Focus and partners provide a practical tool to help policy makers determine whether a carbon tax is the right instrument to achieve their climate change policy goals.

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative
An initiative led by Climate Focus and Koru Climate analyses options for taking elements of the CDM forward and provide a platform for interested parties to discuss and refine them.

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption
Climate Focus is working on a project that provides an analysis of climate, environment and socio-economic impacts of beef production and consumption and its comparison with other food sources.

Reducing carbon emissions with Carbonbay and Nuetech solar water heaters in India

Reducing carbon emissions with Carbonbay and Nuetech solar water heaters in India
Climate Focus and partners assist Carbonbay and Nuetech Solar to register its project activities under the Clean Development Mechanism of the UNFCCC (first credits sold).

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus, in collaboration with the NYDF Assessment Partners, released third edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report in October 2017, which focuses on climate finance for forest action.

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)
Climate Focus has joined forces with SNV and UNIQUE to implement a two year USAID-funded initiative that aims to promote climate-smart agricultural development in East Africa.

Lowering Cities Carbon Emissions - New Climate Finance Options

Lowering Cities Carbon Emissions - New Climate Finance Options
The World Bank mandated Climate Focus with its consortium partners to explore ways in which to mobilize climate finance to support mitigation actions in cities.