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02 July 2020
Vacancy in Amsterdam / Rotterdam: Carbon pricing and climate policy consultant
Climate Focus is seeking a consultant to actively contribute to our growing carbon pricing practice by successfully implementing existing assignments and supporting the acquisition of new projects.
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.
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.
29 September 2016
Climate Focus announces the release of its latest publication, Linking the Clean Development Mechanism with the Green Climate Fund: Models for scaling up mitigation action
In response to the increasing importance for policymakers and project developments to link the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the study examines six specific models.
11 September 2016
Time to come to grips with double counting
Double counting can occur in multiple forms and, unless properly dealt with, risks compromising the environmental integrity of the climate regime by distorting actual greenhouse emissions achieved.