News

20 October 2021

Join our Team! 6 New Job Vacancies at Climate Focus

Climate Focus is looking to fill 6 new job vacancies across our offices.
12 October 2021

[New Publication] Taking stock of national climate action for forests: Goal 7 Progress Report

The 2021 NYDF Assessment report focuses on Goal 7 of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF).
26 April 2021

Claims + Credibility: Embracing Diversification to Scale Carbon Markets

Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck and Head of Environmental Markets at Gold Standard Hugh Salway discuss the role a voluntary carbon market can play in lowering GHG emissions.
22 April 2021

Shades of REDD+: Creating a Bigger Tent for REDD+ Success

Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck shares lessons that look for ways to successfully reduce deforestation and address climate change.
09 April 2021

Shades of REDD+: The Risk of Diverting Carbon Finance from Nature to Technological Carbon Removals

Increasingly, engineered carbon removal technologies are pitched against nature-based solutions to tackle the climate crisis—particularly in the voluntary carbon markets.
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.
03 March 2021

Launch of the Voluntary Carbon Market Dashboard

Climate Focus is launching the Voluntary Carbon Market Dashboard - a new tool that provides corporates, investors and project developers with consolidated data on relevant carbon market metrics.
01 March 2021

Amsterdam / Rotterdam Opening: Climate Policy and Finance Traineeship

Climate Focus is seeking for a climate policy and finance trainee to join its team in Amsterdam or Rotterdam. Master students and graduates of relevant degrees are encouraged to apply.
25 January 2021

Climate Focus to develop 2021 edition of State and Trends of Carbon Pricing

The World Bank selected Climate Focus to co-develop the 2021 edition of its flagship carbon pricing publication, State and Trends of Carbon Pricing, the go-to source of information on carbon markets.
01 November 2020

Shades of REDD+: We have to talk about leakage

In part 10 of the “Shades of REDD+“ series, Charlotte Streck discusses leakage – one of the most controversial and (maybe?) misunderstood issues around REDD+ implementation.
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.
04 October 2020

Start Up Energy Transition Week 2020

Climate Focus Co-Director Charlotte Streck will be on the “Tech vs. Nature: The Carbon Neutrality Paradigm” panel at the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Week from 19-22 October 2020.
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.
13 August 2020

GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World - One Health

Join biodiversity experts, scientists, policymakers, journalists, activists, private sector and Indigenous groups at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference on 28-29 October 2020.
21 June 2020

Climate Focus among Dutch businesses to endorse sustainability in Covid-19 recovery

Climate Focus is among more than 250 Dutch companies calling for a green recovery to get the economy out of the corona crisis.
08 May 2020

PID Amazonia and Sinfonía Trópico collaborate to protect the Amazon Forest

The PID Amazonia team, working with Sinfonía Trópico, carried out a series of artistic and scientific processes in Mitú, Colombia in collaboration with young leaders from local populations.
30 March 2020

The right to carbon, the right to land, the right to decide

Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck wrote on the issue of “forest carbon rights” in a blog post which was published by Ecosystem Marketplace as part of the “Shades of REDD” series.
20 March 2020

Read our new quarantine blog: Food for thought

Since last week, our team is working from home. The corona crisis gives us ample food for thought on our current situation. We have decided to share our reflections with you on this blog.
03 March 2020

Public lecture: food security and climate change

Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck will be analyzing the potential conflict of interest between food security and climate protection in a public lecture at Zurich's Kulturpark on 5th March.
07 February 2020

E-Course on Carbon Taxation

Do carbon taxes really work? What level should the price be set at? These are just some of the questions that will be answered in detail in the E-Course on Carbon Taxation developed by Climate Focus.
27 January 2020

Harnessing the Power of Nature – How Tropical Countries Can Meet Climate Goals by 2030

This new paper concludes that better stewardship of land and forests could reverse emissions in 30 tropical countries, with natural climate solutions working best to achieve Paris climate targets.