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Pacific COP Announces Talanoa Dialogue, Sets into Motion Paris Agreement

Countries must come to COP24 in 2018 with a signal to step up and enhance their climate targets by 2020 17 November 2017, Bonn: As countries wrapped up discussions at the climate talks here in Bonn, one fact remains undisputed: climate change is happening, and climate action cannot wait. In a year marked by devastating losses [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:40:11+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Press Release|

Climate Conference Concludes in Morocco with Progress on Technicalities of Paris Agreement

[18 November, Marrakech]: Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) members welcome the progress made on technical front at the COP22 but expressed their disappointment on lack of urgency shown by developed countries on delivering their promise of providing necessary funding to developing countries to cope with the incessant impacts of climate change. "The agreement on [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 November 19th, 2016|Press Release|

CANSA Statement on the US Election

“Amidst the looming threat of USA pulling out of Paris agreement, following the election of President- elect Mr. Donald Trump, we would like to remind the world that USA cannot hold climate action to ransom anymore. Climate action is no more just dependent on USA alone, already India, China and other G20 countries are playing [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Press Release|

CANSA Calls on Governments to Continue Collaboration to Raise Climate Ambitions at COP22, Marrakech

[South Asia] – November 04, 2016 - The coming into force of the Paris Agreement, the most significant global treaty to combat climate change is an open acknowledgement by world governments that climate change is indeed the most urgent crisis facing the planet today. At the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Press Release|

Climate Resilient Kerala Workshop concludes in Thiruvananthapuram

[27 September 2016, Thiruvananthapuram]:  “Environment and climate change must be imbibed and imbued in every development program and project of the state. The Haritha Keralam program announced last week is driven by interventions in three key sectors,  sanitation, agriculture and water conservations. Decentralization is central to the success of any such programs as it is [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Press Release|

Utkal University, Odisha and CANSA to conduct two-day Consultation towards Implementation Roadmap of Odisha State Action Plan on Climate Change

[Odisha, India] – April 23, 2016 – Utkal University, Odisha in partnership with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) will conduct a two-day consultation towards implementation roadmap required to build a climate-resilient Odisha. The consultation will reflect on the way forward for second phase drafting of Odisha State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) in [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 April 23rd, 2016|Press Release|

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) statement on the signing of Paris Climate Agreement

[22 April 2016, New Delhi/Colombo]: Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), a coalition of over 140 civil society organizations of south Asia, welcomed the ceremonial signing of the Paris Climate Agreement at the United Nations in New York today by more than 160 countries as a welcome first step confirming commitments made by these countries [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Press Release|

Climate Action Network Condemns Deadly Crackdown on Coal Protesters

Originally published on Climate Action Network International 5th April, Bangladesh - Climate Action Network, a global community of over 950 NGOs in more than 110 countries fighting for action to tackle climate change, condemns yesterday’s deadly police crackdown on villagers protesting coal plant construction. Officials say that at least four people died when police opened fire [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Press Release|

Collective Effort is Needed for Building Climate Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction – CANSA

[Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh] Tuesday  March 1st, 2016] –-  Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), a coalition of over 143 civil society groups from South Asia has called for collective action in order to build climate resilience and disaster risk reduction at 2 days’ workshop on “Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the State of [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Press Release|

USA Cannot Be Allowed to Destabilize India’s Solar Mission : CANSA

[New Delhi, India] - 25 February 2016 : Climate Action Network South Asia, a coalition of over 143 civil society organizations, collectively condemned the  World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against India’s ambitious solar program, that requires power companies to use locally manufactured solar cells and modules in order to benefit from a government-subsidized program, to [...]

By | 2017-05-23T01:46:30+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Press Release|