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Climate Action Network International

Organization Descriptions

In Brief

1979, Beirut; 23 staff; network of >1100 NGOs in >120 countries “working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change”; Leadership Development Program; newsletter

Description

(1979, Beirut; www.climatenetwork.org).

Global network of >900 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in 100 countries. Seeks to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. Posts Long-Term Global Goals for 2050, e.g. 100% sustainable energy access for all.  At meetings of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), CAN publishes a daily newsletter “ECO” presenting the views of the green NGO community. Director: Aael Hmaidan.

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