Catherine Pettengell

Catherine Pettengell


Cat Pettengell is director of Climate Action Network UK (CAN-UK), which provides a forum for NGOs working at the interface of environmental and poverty issues to exchange information, enhance their analysis, and coordinate their advocacy towards the UK Government and other relevant institutions.

Catherine is also an independent consultant working on climate change adaptation and resilience with organisations worldwide.

For more detail on the Climate Action Network’s prioritises for COP26, read Glasgow: Time for Solidary and Ambition


The COP26 coming to a close.
16 November 2021
Whilst there were some positive agreements over the fortnight, civil society, and even the Cop President Alok Sharma, have acknowledged Cop26 did not deliver the hoped-for level of ambition and action. Here is a summary of the key outcomes.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives the opening statement at the COP26 summit. Picture by Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street
1 November 2021
Today 120+ World Leaders meet in Glasgow to state their ambition for what COP26 should achieve. But what can we expect from these crucial negotiations? And what do we need to see in terms of commitments?
Forest fire wildfire at night time on the mountain with big smoke in Chiang Mai, Thailand
30 March 2021
The Climate and Development Ministerial meeting, hosted by the UK, must result in concrete actions on critical global challenges and deliver climate justice.
Biodyke in the lowlands of Kamali
4 June 2020
On World Environment day, the Bond Development and Environment Group highlight the need for decisive action in 2020 to tackle the triple crisis.
19 September 2019
With millions of young people set to join the climate strike, a look at how UK aid can help with the climate crisis.