The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a network of NGOs who share a common concern for problems of climate change and wish to cooperate in the development and implementation of both short term and long term strategies to combat it. The Climate Action Network has eight regional focal points which co-ordinate these efforts in Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The overall goal of CAN is to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. In pursuit of this goal, the objectives of the Climate Action Network are:
- to coordinate information exchange on international, regional and national climate policies and issues, both between and among CAN members and between
CAN groups and other interested institutions;
- to formulate policy options and position papers on climate-related issues;
- to undertake further collaborative actions to promote effective non-governmental organization involvement in efforts to avert the threat of global warming.
Membership of CAN is open to all environmental, development and other citizen-based organizations that subscribe to the goals of CAN and are active on
Eco - the newsletter of the Climate Action Network (CAN)
Selection of CAN members with Homepages. (The full CAN Directory of Members can be obtained by writing to CAN-UK.)
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