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

Media Contacts:

To get a briefing on the latest developments in climate policy, to join our media list or to be connected with a spokesperson from a CAN member organization, please contact our head of international communications coordination, Ria Voorhaar, at rvoorhaar (at) 

News Releases

October 30, 2014 - 6:48pm

On Saturday, NGO experts will brief media under embargo on the synthesis of the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report which governments have been finalizing in Copenhagen this week. 

Speakers will decode the key findings into plain English, pull out the major themes and outline the implications for politicians as we move towards a comprehensive climate action agreement between all countries, for which this report will be the scientific underpinning.

Date and time: Saturday, November 1, 3pm CET  which is 2pm GMT and 10am EST. 

October 25, 2014 - 12:29pm

Bonn, Germany  - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Growing momentum for climate action has not been transferred from the streets of New York, where last month 400,000 people marched together, to the halls of the UN climate negotiations this week, according to Climate Action Network’s members.   

Christian Aid’s Mohamed Adow said: “The scientists have spoken - the climate is changing, it’s caused by us, and we have the solutions. Economists have confirmed the transition to a low carbon economy has multiple benefits.” 

September 23, 2014 - 4:29pm

The UNSG's Climate Summit today contributed to the growing sense that the fossil fuel era is ending and delivered some momentum towards an international climate agreement to be signed in Paris next year, according to civil society groups organized in two major networks.

September 23, 2014 - 7:04am

Pacific civil society groups are extremely disappointed Australian and New Zealand leaders will not join island neighbours at a global climate summit in New York this week.

September 21, 2014 - 5:45pm

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