14 August 2019

Op-Ed: Dissolving the conflict between food production and climate protection

Food production and climate protection are indispensable livelihoods and non-negotiable, we must reconcile both. An Op-Ed by Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck for Swiss newspaper of record NZZ.
07 August 2019

Sun in the City and the Solar Hub

As part of the "Sun in the City" initiative a new a mobile pavilion with solar panels provides free energy to passersby in Rotterdam who need to charge their phones or plug in their laptops.
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.
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.