Media Centre

CAN is an important, critical voice in the international climate policy process. The network’s regular press briefings and commentary help journalists and their audience make sense of what can be a baffling process, even to those who have been covering it for years.

CAN helps coordinate and amplify the communications work of its 900 members around major international climate processes. CAN also provides an important capacity building role for some members interested in boosting their communications efforts.

Media Contacts:

To get a briefing on the latest developments in climate policy, to join our media list or to be connected with a spokesperson from a CAN member organization, please contact our head of international communications coordination, Ria Voorhaar, at rvoorhaar (at) 

News Releases

August 22, 2014 - 6:06am

One Month Countdown Until Major Climate Marches in NYC and Around the World 

One-month out from what’s expected to be the largest march on climate change in history, groups launch massive recruitment pus

July 21, 2014 - 5:13pm

Monday July 21, 2014. New York: After a marathon session at the UN in New York last week, the world is now one step closer to a to-do list to end poverty that includes one of its main drivers: climate change. 

July 10, 2014 - 3:18am

Climate Action Network is calling for the Russian Government to end its persecution of our member organization, Moscow-based environmental NGO, Ecodefense. Recently, the Russian Ministry of Justice accused Ecodefense of being a 'foreign agent' -  meaning the organization may get shut down.

Ecodefense is under attack from the Russian authorities because it is campaigning against the construction of the Baltic Nuclear Power Plant, according to Irina Stavchuk, coordinator of Climate Action Network in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (CAN EECCA). 

June 15, 2014 - 6:32am

Bonn, Germany - June 15, 2014:  As the UN climate negotiations in Bonn come to a close today, Climate Action Network members have cautiously welcomed the slow drumbeat building towards the international agreement due to be signed in Paris at the end of next year.

June 14, 2014 - 1:06pm
Bonn, Germany - June 15, 2014: With the UN climate negotiations wrapping up today, Climate Action Network's policy experts will comment on the progress made during the two weeks in Bonn tow