News

13 September 2019

NYDF Five-Year Progress Assessment: Despite high ambitions, we are failing our forests.

Global progress on reducing deforestation and restoring natural forests has not kept pace with the scale of commitments and the need for climate mitigation.
12 September 2019

AFi Call to action: The time for ethical supply chains is now

Leading NGOs call on companies to follow the Accountability Framework to end ecosystem destruction and human rights violations in the production and trade of beef, palm oil, pulp, timber and soy.
14 August 2019

Op-Ed: Dissolving the conflict between food production and climate protection

Food production and climate protection are indispensable livelihoods and non-negotiable, we must reconcile both. An Op-Ed by Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck for Swiss newspaper of record NZZ.
07 August 2019

Sun in the City and the Solar Hub

As part of the "Sun in the City" initiative a new a mobile pavilion with solar panels provides free energy to passersby in Rotterdam who need to charge their phones or plug in their laptops.
23 July 2019

Op-Ed: A weak carbon price is worse than no carbon price

The time for timidity has passed; politicians must dare to make polluters pay as part of a vision for a healthier future, writes Climate Focus' Darragh Conway in an Op-Ed for Climate Home News.
19 July 2019

Reducing the climate impact of travel: Climate Focus travel policy

Travel more wisely, pick a train and clean up air travel emissions: Climate Focus is committing to minimising the impacts of our travel. And we seek to mobilise our partners and clients to join us.
28 May 2019

New research identifies drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable

Corporate supply chain commitments are insufficiently addressing producer barriers to sustainable production in the beef and soy sectors in Brazil and the beef and dairy sector in Colombia.
06 February 2019

Webinar with Lead Authors of Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

Watch the recording of the webinar with lead authors of the Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing, George Marshall and Darragh Conway, presenting key findings and answering questions.
11 January 2019

Climate Focus opens new office in Rotterdam

We have started 2019 by opening a branch office in Rotterdam. It is Climate Focus’s fifth office and the second one in the Netherlands, besides Amsterdam.
09 January 2019

COP24 - Setting the Paris Agreement in Motion

COP24 marked a deadline to produce a rulebook on how to implement the provisions of the Paris Agreement that will apply from 2020 onwards. In this brief you can find our assessment of the conference.
22 December 2018

Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

Join a webinar with the lead authors of the Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing to discuss their findings on 29 January 2019.
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.