Who is CAN?
Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe is Europe's largest coalition working on climate and energy issues. With over 120 member organisations in more than 25 European countries, CAN Europe works to prevent dangerous climate change and promote sustainable climate and energy policy in Europe.
The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of more than 700 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government, private sector and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. CAN is based on trust, openness and democracy.
The vision of CAN is a world striving actively towards and achieving the protection of the global climate in a manner that promotes equity and social justice between peoples, sustainable development of all communities, and protection of the global environment. CAN unites to work towards this vision.
CAN's mission is to support and empower civil society organisations to influence the design and development of an effective global strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure its implementation at international, national and local levels in the promotion of equity and sustainable development.
Links to other CAN Regional Offices:
CAN CEE (Central and Eastern Europe)
RAC-France (CAN France)
CAN LA (Latin America)
USCAN (United States)
CAN Canada (Canada)
CAN SA (South Asia)
CAN SEA (South East Asia)
CAN (East Africa)
RAC Maghreb (North Africa)
SARCAN (South Africa)