Crunch Time Quick Action: Urge Senator Manchin To Include Climate Action in the Reconciliation Package

House and Senate Democrats have come to agreement on most aspects of the reconciliation package with one exception: climate change.  Hanging in the balance is Senator Joe Manchin’s opposition to the Clean Electricity Performance Program, which will pay electric utility companies for adopting clean energy sources and penalize ones that don’t adopt clean energy by at least 4 percent a year.
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Reactions to UNGA and the way forward to COP26

Vaccine inequity, unaffordable accommodation, travel challenges and new surges in the Covid19 pandemic will lock out huge numbers of developing country delegates from the UN climate talks set to take place in November.
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Climate Action Network calls for postponement of formal COP26 negotiations due to lack of plans to ensure safe and inclusive participation

With just two months to go, time has run out for the UK’s vision for a ‘normal and inclusive’ UN climate talks- COP26. It is evident that a safe, inclusive and just global climate conference in early November will be impossible given the failure to support Covid19 vaccine access to millions of people in poor […]
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IPCC Report confirms world is on the brink of breaching major tipping points, near-term climate action is critical

Rapid phase out of fossil fuels to reduce emissions drastically within this decade is the only course of action to keep Paris Agreement temperature goal of 1.5°C in sight Full IPCC WG1 reportPress Conference by IPCC on launch of the report 09 August 2021: The IPCC WG1 Report was published today as part of the […]
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Negotiations on the latest IPCC report is a moment for governments to confront the truth of the climate crisis

By Stephan Singer, Senior Climate Science and Global Energy Policy Advisor, CAN July 26, 2021: The official global scientific body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), starts its first ever virtual approval process on the first report (Working Group 1) as part of the Sixth Assessment cycle (AR6). Over the next 10 days, governments […]
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CAN’s New Board to Steer the Network Forward on its Renewed Approach

Climate Action Network (CAN), the world’s largest network working on climate change, social justice and sustainability, installed a new Board as a result of a virtual General Assembly held earlier this year. The network comprises more than 1,500 civil society organisations present in over 130 countries.  Since 2019, the CAN International Board has been actively […]
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