The Global Climate Network
Te Global Climae Nework (GCN) is a collaboraion o inde-penden, inuenial and progressive research and policy organ-isaions in counries key o ackling climae change. ogeher,members o GCN are commited o addressing he consrainsaced by sovereign governmens in agreeing inernaional acion.Te GCN aims o help governmens clear a pahway owardsan eecive and air inernaional agreemen or avoidingdangerous climae change by proposing bold low-carbon poli-cies and using daa and analysis o persuade policymakers haclimae change miigaion is in heir ineres.
GCN is working to:
he poliical (economic, social and culural) con-srains barring he way o acion by bridging he divide beween domesic and inernaional policy
equiable soluions ha ake ino accoun he hugedevelopmen, nancial and energy challenges counries ace
ideas and innovaions o help consruc a new poliical narraive ha links acion on climae change wihenhanced economic and social well-being. Alone, each GCN member has signican credibiliy andinuence. By producing join research, saging evens ogeherand seeking o inuence policy, GCN can help bridge hedangerous divide ha exiss and is currenly widening beweeninernaional negoiaions and naional poliics.
GCN members are:
, London, also acing as he secre-aria or he Nework: Te UK’s leadingprogressive hink ank wih a srong rack record on research and policy.
Center for American Progress
, USA:Founded by John Podesa, ormer Chie o Sa o Presiden Clinon.
Research Centre for SustainableDevelopment
, China: An insiue o heChinese Academy o Social Sciences. DrPan Jiahua, is direcor, is one o 12 mem- bers o he Chinese Expers Commiteeor Climae Change.
The Energy and Resources Institute,
India: Te counry’s leading climae andenergy research insiue whose direcor-general, Dr Rajendra Pachauri, chairshe UN’s Inergovernmenal Panel onClimae Change and is a close adviser ohe Indian governmen.
, Norway: Bellona isrenowned inernaionally or is ground- breaking work on carbon capure andsorage and oher imporan low carbonechnologies.
International Centre for Energy,Environment and Development
, Nigeria:ICEED has experise in climae changeand energy policy. Ewah Eleri, is direc-or, is lead auhor o Nigeria’s RenewableEnergy Maser Plan.
The Climate Institute
, Ausralia. Se upin 2005, he Insiue is a leading voice inclimae research and advocacy, pioneer-ing clean echnology and invesmensoluions wih governmen and business.
IMBEWU Sustainability Legal Specialists
,Souh Arica: An inuenial Johannesburg based legal consulancy specialising insusainabiliy law wih a srong climaechange ocus.
Dr Rajendra Pachauri (see above) and Lord Chris Paten o Barnes, ormer European Commissioner or Exernal Aairs, are GCN’s rs parons.
For more information please contact:
Andrew Pendleton, Global Climate Network Secretariatemail: firstname.lastname@example.org post: c/o ippr, 13–14 Buckingham St, London WC2N 6DF United Kingdom