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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.
25 August 2016
Lecture and Sinfonía Trópico book launch event
On August 24, Charlotte Streck hosted the Sinfonía Trópico book launch event in Bogotá, Colombia and gave a lecture on European and German climate policy.
27 June 2016
Join us at the African Carbon Forum 2016 28-30 June in Kigali, Rwanda
Climate Focus is looking forward to intense and fruitful discussions at the African Carbon Forum 2016. Join us at our Side Event on June 28, 2016 from 17:30-18:30, in the Marenga room, Bamboo Lodge
17 May 2016
Meet us at the Carbon Expo 2016 in Cologne (25 - 27 May 2016)
Climate Focus is pleased to present itself at the Carbon Expo 2016 in Cologne. You can meet our team in the German Pavilion.
17 May 2016
Bonn Climate Change Conference SBI 44 (16 - 26 May 2016)
Sandra Greiner, Szymon Mikolajczjk and Tobias Hunzai will be participating in the SBI meeting in Bonn and will be happy to see you there to discuss ongoing or future collaborations.
04 May 2016
Climate Focus announces its latest publication entitled The Paris Agreement: A New Beginning
Climate Focus is pleased to announce its latest publication which presents a critical assessment of the Paris Agreement adopted under the UNFCCC.
16 March 2016
Climate Focus announces development of a Platform for Information, Dialogue and Coordination (PID) in support of the Colombian Government's Amazon Vision Program
Climate Focus and partners will work together to implement a Platform for Information, Dialogue and Coordination (PID) in support of the Colombian Government's Amazon Vision program 'Vision Amazonía'.
16 March 2016
Climate Focus announces publication of its report on the role of market mechanisms in the NDCs of Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica (Spanish)
Climate Focus publishes report under its GIZ assignment to support the governments of Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica in understanding the role of market mechanisms as a tool to help fulfil their NDCs
15 February 2016
COP21 Paris 2015 - Loss and Damage in the Paris Agreement and the Green Climate Fund and the Paris Agreement
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of two client briefs presenting an assessment of what the Paris Agreement means for climate finance and for action on loss and damage going forward
08 February 2016
Invitation Dutch Night - 1 March in Amsterdam
The traditional Dutch Night offers an informal setting for everyone active in the carbon market to meet and mingle over a drink. We and our co-invitees very much look forward to seeing you there!
08 February 2016
Pointing Science: Climate Engineering - Views Onto a Man-Made Climate
Charlotte Streck joins other experts and laymen at a public event on climate engineering to debate and exchange views on where research can best provide sufficient information for societal decisions.
03 February 2016
World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) purchases 500,000 CERs from SimGas' Programme of Activities (PoA)
Climate Focus is delighted to announce that the World Bank's Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev) has signed its first carbon purchase agreement with client SimGas to purchase 500,000 CERs
14 December 2015
Workshop on developing an institutional system for Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)
A workshop on developing a sustainable institutional system for GHG inventories and Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system in Jordan was held from 2 to 4 November, 2015 at the Dead Sea
03 December 2015
COP 21 Paris - Africa Pavilion, December 8, 10:00 - 11:30: The continued relevance of CDM and Carbon Markets for Africa
Join us at this side event that will bring together representatives from governments, UNFCCC, CDM project developers and climate advisory firms in Africa to discuss CDM relevance in Africa.
01 December 2015
Results-based Finance for REDD+: Emerging Approaches
Climate Finance is pleased to announce the timely publication of this brief commissioned by KfW that aims to shed light on the current landscape of results-based REDD+ finance.
23 November 2015
COP 21 Paris - Africa Pavilion, Salle 1, December 2, 18:00 - 19:30: Relevance of the CDM and cooperative mechanisms in the new climate regime for Africa
Climate Focus will be co-hosting this side event at COP 21 in Paris. Read about their African CDM pipeline project under: www.climatefocus.com/projects/ strengthening-african-cdm-pipeline
18 November 2015
Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests - An Assessment Framework and Initial Report
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of their report, the first analysis of a multi-year effort to track progress towards the 10 goals laid out in the New York Declaration on Forests.
09 November 2015
Gold Standard registration of the African Biogas Carbon Programme
Climate Focus is happy to announce Gold Standard registration of the African Biogas Carbon Programme of Activities (ABC PoA) supporting the implementation of the African Biogas Partnership Programme.
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.