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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.
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.
03 March 2020
Public lecture: food security and climate change
Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck will be analyzing the potential conflict of interest between food security and climate protection in a public lecture at Zurich's Kulturpark on 5th March.
07 February 2020
E-Course on Carbon Taxation
Do carbon taxes really work? What level should the price be set at? These are just some of the questions that will be answered in detail in the E-Course on Carbon Taxation developed by Climate Focus.
27 January 2020
Harnessing the Power of Nature – How Tropical Countries Can Meet Climate Goals by 2030
This new paper concludes that better stewardship of land and forests could reverse emissions in 30 tropical countries, with natural climate solutions working best to achieve Paris climate targets.
23 January 2020
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.
22 January 2020
BBC Radio 4 launches monthly series on forests with Charlotte Streck
BBC Radio 4 is launching a monthly series on forests – over the course of the year Climate Focus co-founder and director Charlotte Streck will analyze different aspects.
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.
20 November 2019
Climate Focus advises easyJet on its strategy of becoming carbon-neutral
Climate Focus is the technical adviser to the airline, which has announced to offset carbon emissions from the fuel on all of its flights as part of its carbon neutrality initiative.
01 November 2019
Tipping the balance: How to gain support for ambitious carbon prices
Climate Focus seminar on ‘Tipping the balance: How to gain (and maintain) support for ambitious carbon prices’ at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change in Berlin.
13 September 2019
NYDF Five-Year Progress Assessment: Despite high ambitions, we are failing our forests.
Global progress on reducing deforestation and restoring natural forests has not kept pace with the scale of commitments and the need for climate mitigation.
12 September 2019
AFi Call to action: The time for ethical supply chains is now
Leading NGOs call on companies to follow the Accountability Framework to end ecosystem destruction and human rights violations in the production and trade of beef, palm oil, pulp, timber and soy.
14 August 2019
Op-Ed: Dissolving the conflict between food production and climate protection
Food production and climate protection are indispensable livelihoods and non-negotiable, we must reconcile both. An Op-Ed by Climate Focus Director Charlotte Streck for Swiss newspaper of record NZZ.
07 August 2019
Sun in the City and the Solar Hub
As part of the "Sun in the City" initiative a new a mobile pavilion with solar panels provides free energy to passersby in Rotterdam who need to charge their phones or plug in their laptops.
23 July 2019
Op-Ed: A weak carbon price is worse than no carbon price
The time for timidity has passed; politicians must dare to make polluters pay as part of a vision for a healthier future, writes Climate Focus' Darragh Conway in an Op-Ed for Climate Home News.
19 July 2019
Reducing the climate impact of travel: Climate Focus travel policy
Travel more wisely, pick a train and clean up air travel emissions: Climate Focus is committing to minimising the impacts of our travel. And we seek to mobilise our partners and clients to join us.
28 May 2019
New research identifies drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable
Corporate supply chain commitments are insufficiently addressing producer barriers to sustainable production in the beef and soy sectors in Brazil and the beef and dairy sector in Colombia.
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.
11 January 2019
Climate Focus opens new office in Rotterdam
We have started 2019 by opening a branch office in Rotterdam. It is Climate Focus’s fifth office and the second one in the Netherlands, besides Amsterdam.
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.