Webcast Media Briefing: As leaders descend, CAN outlines expectations for Paris Climate Summit

30 November 2015

Paris, France – Monday, November 30, 2015: On the opening day of the Paris Climate Summit, expert observers from Climate Action Network will brief reporters on their forecast for the two-weeks of negotiations which are expected to result in a comprehensive, universal agreement.

More than 150 Heads of State will be in Paris for the opening of the Summit, where they and a host of investors, progressive business leaders, and mayors and are expected to announce a range of initiatives as well as empowering negotiators to agree a deal which signals the end of the fossil fuel era and provides measures to protect the vulnerable from worsening climate impacts.

To ask questions of the panelists, email rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org or Tweet @CANIntl. 


  • Keya Chatterjee, executive director, USCAN 
  • Tim Gore, head of policy, advocacy and research for the Grow Campaign, Oxfam
  • Mohamed Adow, senior climate advisor, Christian Aid
  • Pierre Cannet, head of climate and energy, WWF France
• When: Monday November 30, 11amCET

• Where: Press Conference Room 3, Paris Climate Summit, Le Bourget, Paris.  (UNFCCC accreditation required to attend).

• Webcast: The press conference will be webcast live here and available on demand afterwards: http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-3

Ria Voorhaar, CAN International, email: rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org, phone: +49 157 3173 5568

About CAN:
Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 900 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. More at: www.climatenetwork.org

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