Press releases

COP29 President’s first letter outlining Baku priorities: CAN response

19 Jul 2024

Climate Action Network welcomes the sharing of the COP29 President’s first letter to Parties and Constituencies this week. CAN appreciates the focus given to the issue of climate finance and suggests areas that need clarity and further strengthening on that front. Yet CAN is concerned that the issue of Just Transition is not given the […]

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Climate Action Network solidarity statement on current Kenya situation

9 Jul 2024

Climate Action Network International stands in solidarity with the citizens of Kenya as they make their demands to their government, as projected by the nationwide GENZ-led protests that started on June 18th. CAN extends its deepest condolences to the families and communities who have suffered the loss of their loved ones. CAN expresses deep concern […]

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G20 Finance Ministers: It’s high time we tax the super-rich, for the sake of people and the planet 

25 Jun 2024

25 June 2024 Ahead of the G20 Finance Ministers Summit in July, the Brazilian G20 Presidency commissioned a report to highlight the details and feasibility of a coordinated minimum tax on billionaires. Climate Action Network International reacts to the report “A blueprint for a coordinated minimum tax on the ultra-high-net-worth individuals” and highlights the urgent […]

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SB60 PRESS RELEASE: CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK OUTCOME REACTION  

13 Jun 2024

13 June 2024 Bonn has flopped. The UN climate talks are failing. We are in a climate emergency, yet rich country delegates seem to forget this, at our peril. There was next to no progress across the board. The June intersessionals were filled with more air than a hot air balloon. There can and will […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK EXPECTATIONS FOR G7 Summit

13 Jun 2024

The leaders of the richest countries – US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – known as the G7, will be meeting from June 13 – 15 in Apulia, Italy. The G7 Summit is a crucial moment to hold these major polluters accountable and push them to deliver new climate finance targets by COP29 in […]

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SB60 MEDIA ADVISORY: Pay Up for Climate Finance!

11 Jun 2024

BONN, Germany – The Global North owes the Global South a huge debt for the climate crisis they have historically caused, are causing and will continue to cause. It is time for rich countries to step up and pay up, by delivering on their financial commitments to enable climate action in developing countries. The lack […]

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SB60 Press Release: CAN’s take on the Bonn talk shop

10 Jun 2024

Bonn, Germany – Proper progress is urgently needed at the UNFCCC climate negotiations this week as, with each day passing, the talks are turning into a cesspit of inaction. Underscoring this is how divorced Bonn is fast becoming from real world conversations, while long-standing inequities within the UNFCCC process, and between and within countries, are worsening.  […]

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CAN Press Briefing SB60 Day 4: Climate Finance, Loss and Damage, and Global Stocktake

6 Jun 2024

Climate Action Network held a press briefing at the UNFCCC Climate Conference in Bonn focusing on Climate Finance, Loss and Damage and Global Stocktake The speakers were: Avantika Goswami, Climate Change Programme Manager for the Centre for Science and Environment India Harjeet Singh, Global Engagement Director from Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative Marine Pouget, Policy […]

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CAN Press Briefing: Carbon Markets and Article 6, Child Rights, and Adaptation

6 Jun 2024

Climate Action Network held a press briefing at the UNFCCC Climate Conference in Bonn focusing on Carbon Markets and Article 6, Child Rights, and Adaptation The speakers were: Erika Lennon, Senior Attorney from Center for International Environmental Law JP Amaral, Head of Nature at Alana Institute Maheen Khan, Senior Advisor, International Climate Resilience, WWF Netherlands […]

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IEA World Energy Investment 2024 Report Shows Money is Still Funnelling into Fossil Fuels 

6 Jun 2024

Climate Action Network (CAN) response The IEA’s World Energy Investment (WEI) report is out and despite the reality of the climate crisis,  money continues to be funnelled into fossil fuel infrastructure. At COP28, countries committed to the phase out of fossil fuels, yet as shown by REN21, investments from banks into fossil fuel projects still significantly exceed investments in […]

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