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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.
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.