The Climate and Clean Air Coalition

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition


Global Methane Assessment released by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) showed that human-caused methane emissions can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade


  • The Climate and Clean Air Coalition is a voluntary partnership of governments, intergovernmental organizations, businesses, scientific institutions and civil society organizations committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate through actions to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.
  • Their global network currently includes over 120 state and non-state partners, and hundreds of local actors carrying out activities across economic sectors.
  • The Coalition has 11 initiatives working to raise awareness, mobilize resources and lead transformative actions in key sectors.

UN Environment Programme

  • UNEP is the leading global voice on the environment. It provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
  • UNEP works with governments, the private sector, civil society and with other UN entities and international organizations across the world

India and CCAP

  • In 2019, India had formally joined the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), becoming the 65th country to join the partnership
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