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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.
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.
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.
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.
15 January 2020
COP-25 Madrid: A meeting of frustrated expectations
COP-25 was tasked to finalize the rules of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. However, despite a two-day delay in closing the conference, delegates failed to deliver on most of the pending issues.
09 January 2019
COP24 - Setting the Paris Agreement in Motion
COP24 marked a deadline to produce a rulebook on how to implement the provisions of the Paris Agreement that will apply from 2020 onwards. In this brief you can find our assessment of the conference.
07 December 2018
Climate Focus nominated for Dutch European Movement ‘EuroNederlander’ Award
Climate Focus is nominated for the Dutch European Movement ‘EuroNederlander’ Award, a prize for individuals and organizations that have contributed to the European cause and the debate on Europe.
04 July 2018
University Potsdam appoints Charlotte Streck as honorary professor
Germany's University of Potsdam appointed Climate Focus co-founder Charlotte Streck as honorary professor at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences where she has been lecturing since 2014.
11 June 2018
Lecture: The development of international climate law from Kyoto to Paris
Dr Charlotte Streck will give a lecture on the development of international climate law from Kyoto to Paris at the University of Bremen, Germany, on 14 June at 4pm.
19 March 2018
The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance hold first workshop in Senegal
The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance has held its first workshop in Saly, Senegal. Climate Focus supports the Alliance as a technical partner and steering committee member.
08 March 2018
Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update
On 27 February, the Platform for Information and Dialogue of the Colombian Amazon held its 15th multi-stakeholder meeting in Florencia, Caquetá.
06 February 2018
Rotterdam Climate Call for Action
In the run-up to the city council elections in March this year, 63 businesses and organizations from Rotterdam have endorsed the Rotterdam Climate Call for Action.
30 January 2018
Charlotte Streck contributed to article on "The Role of supply-chain initiatives in reducing deforestation" for the January 2018 issue of nature climate change
This article reviews current supply-chain initiatives, their effectiveness, and the challenges they face, and goes on to identify knowledge gaps for complementary public–private policies.
25 January 2018
Zero-deforestation Commodity Supply Chains by 2020: Are We on Track?
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of this new report prepared for the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
22 January 2018
COP23 - Fiji/Bonn - Progress in two zones
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of its latest brief summarising the main outcomes of COP23.
12 December 2017
STATEMENT: Call for action on finance for forests
Climate Focus and partners are calling on the One Planet Summit to publicly elevate the importance of forests as a climate solution and agree on a concrete plan. Join us in spreading this message.
14 November 2017
Charlotte Streck co-authors new report "Options for Enhancing REDD+ Collaboration in the Context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement
We are pleased to announce that Charlotte Streck has co-authored this new report that seeks to stimulate cooperative action around REDD+ among countries in the context of the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017
NEW REPORT: Taking a Bite out of Climate Change: Why we should stop eating too much beef
Climate Focus is pleased to release a new publication which explores the many reasons to reduce the consumption of beef – one of the key commodities driving deforestation.
24 October 2017
NEW RESEARCH: How Improved Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report which presents a roadmap of action for the land sector to meet its necessary contribution to the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017
JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests – Finance for Forests Goals 8 and 9 Assessment Report
Climate Focus, on behalf of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Assessment Partners, is pleased to announce the release of the third annual NYDF Progress Assessment.
26 September 2017
Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020 launched by the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020
We are delighted to announce that this report is now available. Published to coincide with Climate Week NYC 2017, the report proposes a set of priorities to address commodity-driven deforestation.
25 September 2017
Additionality under Article 6 - a new beginning or ghosts of the past?
Defining additionality under the new mechanism of Article 6.4 will be crucial in determining whether if any or which of these programmes will get what, and how.