News

07 December 2018

Climate Focus nominated for Dutch European Movement ‘EuroNederlander’ Award

Climate Focus is nominated for the Dutch European Movement ‘EuroNederlander’ Award, a prize for individuals and organizations that have contributed to the European cause and the debate on Europe.
29 November 2018

NYDF Progress Assessment: Lax legal systems, violations of indigenous land rights, and corruption continue to fuel climate change

The 4th edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment, focusing on forest governance, rule of law, and empowerment of indigenous peoples, reveals that crime counteracts commitments to end deforestation.
02 October 2018

Cool Food Pledge launched at California Climate Action Summit

An alliance of forward-looking companies and hospitals, which serve 60 million meals annually, committed to reducing their food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030.
21 September 2018

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment: Deforestation remains at record highs

New global assessment finds political will and company pledges are insufficient to curb tropical deforestation; deforestation remains at record highs.
30 July 2018

IUCN and Climate Focus bring new level of detail to forest landscape restoration in NDCs

Climate Focus is pleased to announce new analysis prepared with IUCN on increasing ambition and action on NDCs through forest landscape restoration (FLR).
09 July 2018

Launch of Sun in the City in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam alderman for energy transition has launched a campaign for more solar roofs in the city by installing the first solar shield in Rotterdam.
04 July 2018

University Potsdam appoints Charlotte Streck as honorary professor

Germany's University of Potsdam appointed Climate Focus co-founder Charlotte Streck as honorary professor at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences where she has been lecturing since 2014.
11 June 2018

Lecture: The development of international climate law from Kyoto to Paris

Dr Charlotte Streck will give a lecture on the development of international climate law from Kyoto to Paris at the University of Bremen, Germany, on 14 June at 4pm.
19 March 2018

The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance hold first workshop in Senegal

The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance has held its first workshop in Saly, Senegal. Climate Focus supports the Alliance as a technical partner and steering committee member.
12 March 2018

Finance options and instruments for eco-based adaptation

Climate Focus shared insights into the application of EbA-relevant finance sources and instruments during a recent webinar organized by GIZ.
08 March 2018

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

On 27 February, the Platform for Information and Dialogue of the Colombian Amazon held its 15th multi-stakeholder meeting in Florencia, Caquetá.
05 March 2018

Climate Focus joins the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC)

Climate Focus has joined the CPLC, demonstrating its commitment to advancing carbon pricing globally and, as a coalition partner, brings a wealth of carbon pricing experience to the coalition.
08 February 2018

Gold Standard for Global Goals transition rules update

From 1 March 2018 onwards, all registered Gold Standard activities are required to transition to the new Gold Standard for Global Goals (“GS4GG”).
06 February 2018

Rotterdam Climate Call for Action

In the run-up to the city council elections in March this year, 63 businesses and organizations from Rotterdam have endorsed the Rotterdam Climate Call for Action.
30 January 2018

Charlotte Streck contributed to article on "The Role of supply-chain initiatives in reducing deforestation" for the January 2018 issue of nature climate change

This article reviews current supply-chain initiatives, their effectiveness, and the challenges they face, and goes on to identify knowledge gaps for complementary public–private policies.
25 January 2018

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

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of this new report prepared for the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
22 January 2018

Climate Focus prepares Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

Climate Focus, together with its partners – Climate Outreach, public relations firm Fenton, and the University of New Brunswick – are preparing a guide on how to communicate carbon pricing.
22 January 2018

COP23 - Fiji/Bonn - Progress in two zones

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of its latest brief summarising the main outcomes of COP23.
02 January 2018

Climate Finance for Clean and Efficient Cookstoves

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of an article on Climate Finance for Clean and Efficient Cookstoves in Boiling Point, a practitioner’s journal for household energy and stoves.
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

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.