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08 September 2020

West African Alliance on Carbon Market and Climate Finance aims for carbon neutrality by offsetting real costs of travel emissions

The Alliance adopted an ambitious approach to compensate for the ecological and social impact of its travel emissions, aiming at carbon neutrality and offsetting the real costs of flight emissions.
04 September 2020

The Challenges of Forest Law Enforcement

While many tropical forest countries have strengthened their legal frameworks over the past decade, improvements in law enforcement have lagged behind. Find out more in this Chatham House article.
12 May 2017

Climate Focus and partners collaborate to develop energy transition planning tool

Climate Focus, Sustainability Services and Studio Wolfpack have joined forces to develop the "And Paris" planning tool, designed to jump-start and manage the energy transition of towns and cities.
08 May 2017

Design options for integrated carbon pricing systems in Chile

Climate Focus and its partners, OfReC Regulation and Compliance and EBP, are advising the Chilean Ministry of Energy on design options for an integrated set of carbon pricing mechanisms.
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.
24 April 2017

Charlotte Streck to speak at Global Alliance for the Future of Food event

Global Alliance for the Future of Food to host 2nd International Dialogue: The Future of Food in a Climate Changing World, 1 - 3 May, 2017, Capgemini Campus: Les Fontaines, Paris, France
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.
23 March 2017

PRESS RELEASE The PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers

Climate Focus and partners are pleased to announce their latest publication, The PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers.
13 March 2017

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-Related Policy Instruments Final Report: Delivery strategies and support tools"

The European Commission has just published "Fostering Climate Action through Trade-Related Policy Instruments Final Report: Delivery strategies and support tools", the final of three project reports.
13 March 2017

Policy brief on Harnessing the Potential of Private Sector Engagement in Productive Forests for Green Growth

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of their most recent policy brief, written for the World Bank in collaboration with UNIQUE.
13 February 2017

Third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment report to be released early November 2017

Climate Focus and NYDF Assessment Partners are currently working on the third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment Report to be released in early November 2017.
09 February 2017

Charlotte Streck appointed Chair of the Board of Climate Strategies

Charlotte Streck has been appointed Chair of the Board of Climate Strategies, an organization providing independent policy and economic research input to European and international climate policy.
05 February 2017

Climate Focus to attend the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, 13 - 16 February, 2017

Under our USAID Climate Smart Agriculture project, Climate Focus will be attending AFIF 2017, a business platform that aims to strengthen entrepreneurship and promote access to finance in Africa.
31 January 2017

Climate Focus COP 22 Briefing Note

This recently published Climate Focus briefing note on COP 22 in Marrakech provides a brief overview of developments in the areas of mitigation, finance and market mechanisms and REDD+.
28 November 2016

Climate Focus carries out study on standardized crediting framework for scaling up energy access programs

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of this study prepared with Carbon Limits which explores new approaches for scaling up energy access initiatives.
15 November 2016

PRESS RELEASE - Ministerial Forest Event - COP 22 Tues 15 November at 5.30pm

Global, national, and civil society leaders and Ministers worldwide joined together today at a high-level event to announce the range of forest actions that are advancing global climate goals.
07 November 2016

Will carbon pricing emerge in Africa as well?

Sandra Greiner of Climate Focus contributes an article on emerging carbon pricing schemes in Africa together with Andrew Howard and two African co-authors in the latest IETA GHG Report 2016/17.
07 November 2016

COP 22 Africa Pavilion, Wednesday 09.11.2016 18:00-19:30, Salle 1

Please join us at our side-event "Realizing African NDCs through linking the Paris Agreement's Article 6 with climate finance" along with joint organizers AERA and Perspectives.
07 November 2016

Prospects for Africa's CDM activities under the Paris Agreement

Climate Focus has published its pre-COP 22 policy brief evaluating the impact of the existing CDM pipeline on the ongoing Article 6 negotiations.
03 November 2016

JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests - Eliminating Deforestation from the Production of Agricultural Commodities Goal 2 Assessment Report

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of the latest Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests reports.
25 October 2016

Climate Focus support EAC negotiators in their COP 22 preparation

Climate Focus joined forces with partner Carbon Africa to organize a pre-COP 22 negotiation support meeting held on 17-18 October in Entebbe, Uganda aimed at supporting East African negotiators.
20 October 2016

Charlotte Streck presents new report published on Emissions Trading Registries

Charlotte Streck presents the new "Emissions Trading Registries' report, co-authored by Climate Focus and a team of experts on October 17, 2016 to the audience of a PMR meeting in Hanoi.