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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

June 16, 2020 - 7:00am

16 June 2020. The REN21 Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR) launched today is a stark reminder that despite the growth of renewables in some sectors and in some countries, the world is not on track to avert climate breakdown.

May 20, 2020 - 4:32am

20 May 2020: Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall in India and Bangladesh around 16:00 local time on Wednesday 20 May 2020 bringing heavy winds and severe flooding that threatens lives and property.

April 2, 2020 - 11:41am

 

Tasneem Essop, Executive Director, Climate Action Network:

“At this moment, all our efforts are focused on fighting the Covid19 pandemic. Governments must prioritise the health, safety and jobs of their citizens. Under these circumstances, we acknowledge the necessity to postpone the Bonn climate session to later this year and COP26 to 2021.

March 30, 2020 - 1:51am

30 March 2020, Tokyo, Japan: In the face of the climate crisis, we have no time to delay action. The Japanese Government had a choice between showing ambition to lead and succeed or settling for the false comfort of empty words and collective failure. Sadly, the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) that Japan submitted today is very much the latter. This failure will cost us all dearly.

February 5, 2020 - 8:09am

Citizens' inputs must encourage Japan to reduce emissions by at least 45-50% , from 1990 levels, by 2030 . The government's plans to allow new coal-burning power plants to be built across the country is in total contradiction to the Paris Agreement goals, says CAN-Japan 

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