News

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.
23 July 2015

Financing Land Use Mitigation: A Practical Guide for Decision-Makers

Charlotte Streck, Charlie Parker, & Alemayehu Zeleke contributed to a new U.S. Dept. of State-funded report that provides guidance to decision-makers seeking to finance sustainable land use activities
13 July 2015

UNFCCC CDM Small-Scale Working Group (SSC WG)

Bamshad Houshyani will be attending the 49th meeting of the SSC WG to be held in Bonn, Germany from September 29 to October 2, 2015.
09 July 2015

Climate Focus launches new report, “The Potential of Voluntary Sustainability Initiatives to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation”

Climate Focus launches report on Voluntary Sustainability Initiatives (VSIs) produced for USAID's LEAF Program at the Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFOLU) Working Group regional forum, Bangkok.
09 July 2015

East African Carbon Fair 14-15 July, 2015 Kampala, Uganda

Adriaan Korthuis, Climate Focus, is a presenter at this event, which will further explore innovative financing instruments for project development and investment opportunities in East Africa.
09 July 2015

Laat CO2-reductie weer via buitenland lopen (CO2 reduction through carbon credits back on the political agenda)

This article, written by Adriaan Korthuis of Climate Focus and Jos Cozijnsen of emissierechten.nl, is published in the daily Dutch financial and business newspaper, the "Financieel Dagblad" (fd.nl).
01 May 2015

Carbon Expo 26-28 May, 2015 Barcelona. Come and meet our team at the fair!

The CARBON EXPO 2015 is tailored to discuss the urgent needs of development clients, partners and of the international community leading up to the climate negotiations at COP 21 in Paris.
16 April 2015

Climate Focus assists Azito Energie

Climate Focus will be assisting the Azito Energie single to combined natural gas power plant (420MW) project in the Ivory Coast with post-registration changes.
16 April 2015

Climate Finance for Ethiopian Railways

Climate Focus and Carbon Africa support to Ethiopian Railways in their efforts to prepare and submit a proposal to the Green Climate Fund has got under way.
16 April 2015

Climate Focus organizes panel discussion at African Carbon Forum

The event has been organized in the context of Climate Focus' ongoing support to African negotiators in the UNFCCC negotiations on CDM reform led by Sandra Greiner.
14 March 2015

USAID LEAF publish planning guide on integrating REDD+ accounting within a nested approach

Consensus on designing a nested system has not yet appeared and few precedents exist for how nested systems could be structured. This planning guide presents a workable framework for such a system.
14 March 2015

Mekong countries meet to address drivers of deforestation

USAID LEAF and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations gathered representatives from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to meet in Bangkok from January 20-21, 2015.
14 March 2015

Charlie Parker co-authors policy paper "Evolution of Finance for REDD+ in the UK"

This paper offers a perspective on the political factors that have influenced the size, nature, and timing of UK commitments to forest finance, specifically under the International Climate Fund (ICF).
01 March 2015

Climate Focus cookbook now available for purchase

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to our cookbook, hard copies are now available to purchase online.
20 February 2015

Climate smart agriculture 2015

Monika Zurek presented a report during the Climate Smart Agriculture 2015 Third Global Science Conference held from 16 to 18 March, 2015 at Le Corum, Montpellier, France