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06 December 2021
[New Publication] Cocoa Landscape Mapping in the Orinoquía
The vast majority of areas deemed suitable for cocoa cultivation are currently utilized for extensive cattle ranching...
09 November 2021
[New Publication] Achieving a 1.5°c future requires a food systems approach
We won’t have a shot at achieving a 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement if we don’t rapidly reduce emissions from food systems.
02 July 2021
[New Publication] NDCs Increasingly Becoming a Force for Nature
A new report published by WWF has found that countries are increasingly recognizing the value of nature-based solutions in their efforts to address the climate crisis.
17 June 2021
Voluntary Carbon Market Global Dialogue Regional Consultations
The VCM Global Dialogue organizes a series of regional dialogue sessions on how the voluntary carbon market can drive mitigation activities that support national climate plans and local priorities.
25 May 2021
[New Publication] 2021 Edition of the Annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing
The 2021 edition of the annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report was launched at Innovate4Climate today.
21 May 2021
[New Publication] NDC Conditionality and Article 6: An Analysis of African Countries’ Updated NDCs
A lack of conceptual clarity opens space for different applications in NDCs. This study proposes a first typology for the link between NDC conditionality and Article 6 carbon markets.
30 April 2021
[New Publication] Unlocking Smallholder Finance for Sustainable Agriculture In Southeast Asia
This new report presents the business case for smallholders in Southeast Asia to transition to sustainable farming practices and offers recommendations.
26 April 2021
Claims + Credibility: Embracing Diversification to Scale Carbon Markets
Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck and Head of Environmental Markets at Gold Standard Hugh Salway discuss the role a voluntary carbon market can play in lowering GHG emissions.
22 April 2021
Shades of REDD+: Creating a Bigger Tent for REDD+ Success
Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck shares lessons that look for ways to successfully reduce deforestation and address climate change.
09 April 2021
Shades of REDD+: The Risk of Diverting Carbon Finance from Nature to Technological Carbon Removals
Increasingly, engineered carbon removal technologies are pitched against nature-based solutions to tackle the climate crisis—particularly in the voluntary carbon markets.
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.
03 March 2021
Launch of the Voluntary Carbon Market Dashboard
Climate Focus is launching the Voluntary Carbon Market Dashboard - a new tool that provides corporates, investors and project developers with consolidated data on relevant carbon market metrics.
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.
25 January 2021
Climate Focus to develop 2021 edition of State and Trends of Carbon Pricing
The World Bank selected Climate Focus to co-develop the 2021 edition of its flagship carbon pricing publication, State and Trends of Carbon Pricing, the go-to source of information on carbon markets.
01 November 2020
Shades of REDD+: We have to talk about leakage
In part 10 of the “Shades of REDD+“ series, Charlotte Streck discusses leakage – one of the most controversial and (maybe?) misunderstood issues around REDD+ implementation.
28 October 2020
Preview key findings of 2020 NYDF Assessment at the GLF Biodiversity Conference
Climate Focus is co-hosting a session at this year's GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference in which a panel of experts will discuss some of the key findings of the 2020 NYDF Progress Assessment.
04 October 2020
Start Up Energy Transition Week 2020
Climate Focus Co-Director Charlotte Streck will be on the “Tech vs. Nature: The Carbon Neutrality Paradigm” panel at the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Week from 19-22 October 2020.
08 September 2020
West African Alliance on Carbon Market and Climate Finance aims for carbon neutrality by offsetting real costs of travel emissions
The Alliance adopted an ambitious approach to compensate for the ecological and social impact of its travel emissions, aiming at carbon neutrality and offsetting the real costs of flight emissions.
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.
13 August 2020
GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World - One Health
Join biodiversity experts, scientists, policymakers, journalists, activists, private sector and Indigenous groups at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference on 28-29 October 2020.
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.
08 May 2020
PID Amazonia and Sinfonía Trópico collaborate to protect the Amazon Forest
The PID Amazonia team, working with Sinfonía Trópico, carried out a series of artistic and scientific processes in Mitú, Colombia in collaboration with young leaders from local populations.