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03 July 2021
[New Publication] Article 6 readiness in NDCs and NDC Implementation Plans
A new study supports countries and other stakeholders to understand how they can enhance ‘readiness’ for future Article 6 collaboration in their NDCs and NDC implementation plans.
02 July 2021
[New Publication] NDCs Increasingly Becoming a Force for Nature
A new report published by WWF has found that countries are increasingly recognizing the value of nature-based solutions in their efforts to address the climate crisis.
31 March 2021
Traineeship: Bogota Office
Climate Focus is seeking trainees on an ongoing basis to join its team in Bogota. Recent postgraduates and advanced postgraduate students are both encouraged to apply.
28 October 2020
Preview key findings of 2020 NYDF Assessment at the GLF Biodiversity Conference
Climate Focus is co-hosting a session at this year's GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference in which a panel of experts will discuss some of the key findings of the 2020 NYDF Progress Assessment.
15 January 2020
COP-25 Madrid: A meeting of frustrated expectations
COP-25 was tasked to finalize the rules of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. However, despite a two-day delay in closing the conference, delegates failed to deliver on most of the pending issues.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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”).
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.
21 September 2017
Release of the Gold Standard for Global Goals
Climate Focus has carried out an extensive review of the Gold Standard's new standard, the 'Gold Standard for the Global Goals' ("GS4GG"), regarding new requirements for all Gold Standard projects.
25 April 2017
Ugandan wastewater treatment Standardised Baseline approved by UNFCCC
Two wastewater Standardized Baselines (SBLs) have been approved by the UNFCCC, setting nationwide baseline thresholds for methane recovery from two wastewater treatment sectors in Uganda.
20 April 2017
Grid emission factor for West African Power Pool (WAPP) approved by the UNFCCC
The West African Power Pool (WAPP) grid emission factor Standardized Baseline (SBL), designed to boost the development of carbon mitigation projects in West Africa, has been approved by the UNFCCC.
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.
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!