News

21 February 2019

Vacancy: Traineeship Climate Policy and Finance

The trainee will be based in Amsterdam and participate in projects Climate Focus is carrying out for international clients. The traineeship will run for a period of 3 months and is a paid position.
06 February 2019

Webinar with Lead Authors of Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

Watch the recording of the webinar with lead authors of the Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing, George Marshall and Darragh Conway, presenting key findings and answering questions.
02 November 2015

New studies published on drivers of forest change in the Greater Mekong Subregion

A suite of studies focusing on drivers of forest change in the Greater Mekong Subregion has been published by the FAO and USAID LEAF program as countries commit to forest cover expansion efforts.
28 October 2015

Adriaan Korthuis to speak at the East Africa Negotiators Regional Pre-COP Training, Entebbe 3 November 2015

Adriaan Korthuis will be speaking on 3 November at the Agenda-East Africa Negotiators Regional Pre-COP Training, 2015 in Entebbe, Uganda.
28 August 2015

Charlie Parker will be presenting at the Third Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance in Durban 8-9 September 2015

Charlie Parker will be presenting Climate Focus' paper on land use finance entitled 'Three Tools to Unlock Finance for Land-Use Mitigation and Adaptation' at the Standing Committee on Finance Durban.
31 July 2015

African Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, Kigali, Rwanda, 17-19 August, 2015

Adriaan Korthuis will be attending and speaking at the African Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, in Kigali, Rwanda from 17 – 19 August, 2015 .
31 July 2015

Climate Focus announces free Mogli MRV+ smartphone application to monitor carbon programs data

The Mogli MRV+ smartphone app has been developed by Climate Focus and its partner Tact L3C to facilitate online/offline monitoring, reporting and verifying (MRV) reductions in greenhouse gases.
28 July 2015

Wastewater Treatment Standardized Baseline for Municipal and Sugar Sectors in Uganda

Bamshad Houshyani will be in Uganda 24-28 August 2015 to conduct the final capacity-building workshop for wastewater sector stakeholders and support the Designated National Authority.
28 July 2015

UNFCCC CDM Small-Scale Working Group (SSC WG)

At its 85th meeting, the Executive Board has re-elected Bamshad Houshyani as a member of the small-scale working group of the UNFCCC Executive Board
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.