Strong, Fair Indian Climate Action Can Save Lives, Cash and Create Jobs: New Reports

[New Delhi, India] Tuesday September 22, 2015 – India stands to reap more green jobs, slash deaths from air pollution and save money from avoided fuel imports should the country embrace an ambitious climate action plan. India’s contribution towards the global Paris climate agreement, known as an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), could be revealed […]


Mainstreaming Sri Lanka’s Climate Change Adaptation Needs

[Colombo, Sri Lanka] Tuesday September 22, 2015  – National Steering Committee of Climate Action Network South Asia, lead by Janathakshan in partnership with CARE Sri Lanka and the Southern Voices Programme on Climate Change conducted a workshop on “Adapting to Climate Risks in the 21st Century: Civil Society’s Role in Implementing the Sri Lankan National […]


India’s Readiness For Adaptation – The Focus Must Be On Empowering The Poorest Of Poor: CANSA

July 25, 2015, New Delhi :  India needs to follow a development path that avoids both unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions and ensures that it is on track to achieve sustainable development goals. India’s Intended nationally designated contributions (INDCs) for adaptation to #ClimateChange must focus on empowering the poorest and vulnerable people with viable #LocalAdaptation strategies. […]


South Asian Nations Must Collaborate To Ensure Climate Change Goals Converge With Sustainable Development Goals: CANSA

[Colombo] February 24, 2015, : Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) a coalition of 125 civil society organisations called upon the heads of governments of developing countries to collaborate and coordinate their efforts on climate change #Adaptation plans and ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) reflect the urgency to address climate impacts at the […]


Governments fail Lima Test: No progress on loss and damage, adaptation and finance at climate talks

[Dhaka/New Delhi] December 16, 2014: Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) a coalition of over 120 civil society organisations have expressed their disappointment and dissatisfaction on the lack of progress on crucial issues at the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP20) that concluded in Lima on Sunday. CANSA members attending the summit in Peru have […]


CANSA Calls for Global Climate Finance Roadmap at COP20

[Dhaka/Kathmandu/Islamabad/New Delhi] December 03, 2014: Over 120 civil society organisations affiliated to Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) called upon governments gathering in Lima, Peru for the UN climate talks this week to harness the growing momentum for climate action and use it to make progress on a comprehensive international climate agreement due at the […]


SAARC governments must act together and quickly on climate change: CANSA

Kathmandu/New Delhi/Colombo/Dhaka/Islamabad: 26 November 2014: Over 120 civil society organisations, members of Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) have called upon the heads of states gathering for the #SAARC summit in Kathmandu to act together and quickly to combat the worst impacts of climate change in the region by adopting low carbon development pathways and co-operating […]


EU 40% Emission Reduction Target by 2050 is Unambitious and Insufficient

[New Delhi] October 27, 2014 – The European Union’s announcement to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2050 compared to 1990 levels was described as unambitious and insufficient by Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), a coalition of 120 civil society organisations. The pact, which was reached early Friday in Brussels, makes the […]


Sri Lanka to Host Asia Pacific Adaptation Forum 2016

[Colombo, Sri Lanka] – October 14, 2014 – Climate change has become one of the key issues the world is facing today. Its adverse effects are felt strongly across regions, and addressing climate change is fast becoming one of the key priorities of many countries. In order to lead the way as a nation, and […]


Communicating Climate Realities on the Ground

[Colombo, Sri Lanka] – June 30, 2014 – Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Press Institute conducted the second Workshop on Climate Change and Development Journalism for local journalists yesterday, Monday June 30, 2014 at the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI), Colombo 05. The agenda for the Workshop included climate change communication, […]


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