News

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.
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.
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

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.
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.
24 October 2017

NEW RESEARCH: How Improved Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report which presents a roadmap of action for the land sector to meet its necessary contribution to the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017

JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests – Finance for Forests Goals 8 and 9 Assessment Report

Climate Focus, on behalf of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Assessment Partners, is pleased to announce the release of the third annual NYDF Progress Assessment.
26 September 2017

Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020 launched by the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

We are delighted to announce that this report is now available. Published to coincide with Climate Week NYC 2017, the report proposes a set of priorities to address commodity-driven deforestation.
25 September 2017

Additionality under Article 6 - a new beginning or ghosts of the past?

Defining additionality under the new mechanism of Article 6.4 will be crucial in determining whether if any or which of these programmes will get what, and how.
21 September 2017

Catalyzing sustainable cocoa

Climate Focus continues to work on sustainable cocoa, focusing on identifying the incentives required for smallholder cocoa farmers to produce forest and climate-smart cocoa.
03 August 2017

Interview with Juan Pablo Castro Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon

Interview with Juan Pablo Castro on the Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon.
29 June 2017

Website supporting the Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) is officially launched

We proudly announce the official launch of the website that supports our Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID).
23 May 2017

Facebook Live Innovate4Climate (I4C) Interview with Charlotte Streck

Join Charlotte Streck on Facebook Live for the launch of our new report, 'Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain'.
22 May 2017

Climate Focus announces release of publication "Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain"

Climate Focus, in collaboration with its partners, is pleased to announce the release of this new publication which examines and analyzes the cocoa supply chain and its associated deforestation.
18 May 2017

Come meet us at the Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, 22-25 May

Our team will be attending the Innovate 4 Climate conference in Barcelona. Meet us in the German Pavilion and join us on Wednesday, May 24, 4pm - 5pm for the launch of our new publication.
14 May 2017

Linking the Clean Development Mechanism with the Green Climate Fund: Insights from Practitioners and Decision Makers in Africa

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of this report providing views from African stakeholders on whether and how the CDM and the GCF can mutually benefit from each other's strengths.