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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!
03 February 2016
World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) purchases 500,000 CERs from SimGas' Programme of Activities (PoA)
Climate Focus is delighted to announce that the World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) has signed its first carbon purchase agreement with client SimGas to purchase 500,000 CERs
14 December 2015
Workshop on developing an institutional system for Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)
A workshop on developing a sustainable institutional system for GHG inventories and Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system in Jordan was held from 2 to 4 November, 2015 at the Dead Sea
31 July 2015
African Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, Kigali, Rwanda, 17-19 August, 2015
Adriaan Korthuis will be attending and speaking at the African Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, in Kigali, Rwanda from 17 – 19 August, 2015 .
31 July 2015
Climate Focus announces free Mogli MRV+ smartphone application to monitor carbon programs data
The Mogli MRV+ smartphone app has been developed by Climate Focus and its partner Tact L3C to facilitate online/offline monitoring, reporting and verifying (MRV) reductions in greenhouse gases.