Our Focus

Centering people and climate impacts

Centering the stories of those impacted by the climate crisis and using their voices and experiences to advocate for lasting change towards a more resilient world is a priority for CAN’s work.

Ending Fossil Fuels

Stripping fossil fuel companies of their social and economic license to destroy the planet is a key pillar of CAN’s work.

Transformative national climate action plans

We hold governments accountable to the promise of the Paris Agreement to deliver ambitious climate targets to keep global warming below 1.5ºC.

Multilateral Action and Advocacy

As the civil society convener in the UN climate negotiations and other internatonal fora, CAN pushes for the strongest political outcomes that ensure a climate safe, just and sustainable future.

Building Power Through Movements

The political will to change the world will come through local communities and grassroots movements fighting together in solidarity to bring about a climate just and equitable world. CAN aspires to strengthen our regional and national civil society networks to ensure that all global advocacy and strategies are informed from the bottom-up.

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CAN has 1500+ member organisations in over 130 countries:

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#CancelTheDebt to unlock billions for vaccines, decent wages & protective equipment for health workers, to strengthen public infrastructure for water & sanitation, housing & other basic needs necessary to survive COVID and end gender inequality.
#IWD2021
#DebtJustice

We cannot stay silent in the face of vaccine apartheid.

Join us by adding your name to the petition calling on @POTUS to put public health ahead of Big Pharma profits & increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/urge-biden-reverse-trumps-deadly-obstruction-of-global-covid-19-vaccine-access?source=direct_link&referrer=group-actionaid-usa

BREAKING! Germany is paying over a billion in taxpayers' money to Vattenfall for phasing out nuclear power

Without the #EnergyCharterTreaty, this sum would undoubtedly have been much lower! Sign the petition to end this madness! 👉https://caneurope.org/ect-petition/

https://reut.rs/30j8pUK

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