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 1300 members around major international climate processes. CAN also provides an important capacity building role for some members interested in boosting their communications efforts.

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To be connected with a spokesperson from a CAN member organization, please contact Senior Communications Officer, Dharini Parthasarathy, at dparthasarathy@climatenetwork.org 

News Releases

November 4, 2019 - 12:55pm

04 November 2019: The Board of the Climate Action Network International (CAN) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Tasneem Essop as the new Executive Director of CAN, effective from December 1, 2019.

This follows a thorough selection process managed by the Board. Ms Essop brings significant experience in the climate and environment sectors, having worked on these issues in  government and civil society for many years. 

October 30, 2019 - 4:33pm

30 October 2019

H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera      

President of the Government of Chile,
La Moneda Palace,
Calle Moneda,
8320000 Santiago
Chile                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

Dear Mr. President,

October 30, 2019 - 4:04pm

[ In Spanish below ]

30 October 2019: Climate Action Network (CAN) has noted the decision by the Chilean government not to host the UN Climate Summit COP25 that was scheduled to take place between 2 and 13 December in Santiago de Chile.

October 25, 2019 - 10:17am

Pledges now add up to $US 9.7 billion but countries must continue to fill the coffers through the replenishment period to meet the needs of vulnerable people and for global efforts to tackle climate crisis