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CAN Europe promotes sustainable climate, energy and development policies throughout Europe

The European Parliament at risk of losing sight of climate crisis by getting ready to support new fossil gas projects

PRESS RELEASE 10 September 2021, Brussels – A majority in the European Parliament, including the Socialist and Democrats (S&D), look set to vote to lock in upwards of 213 million tonnes of carbon from fossil gas, as part of the revision of […]
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Report: A wake up call from the coal impacted community of Lazarevac, Serbia

REPORT: A WAKE UP CALL FOR US ALL! Just Transition attitudes and perceptions in the coal-impacted Community of Lazarevac, Serbia This study constitutes a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative report on […]
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Public consultation is missing in the programming process of EU structural and investment funds

Bankwatch and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe analysed the stage of the advancement of Partnership Agreements and operational programmes in 11 European countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, […]
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Companies cannot use ECT to sue governments for climate progress, top court says

Environmental organisations have hailed a court decision that could mean the end of a little-known legal mechanism that poses a massive threat to climate action. The Court of Justice of […]
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Postcards from the Mediterranean in flames

BLOG POST We have been working to fight dangerous levels of climate change for many years, speaking of #OurHomeOnFire -meaning the Planet. It is still hard to believe that we […]
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Temperature rising faster than expected towards catastrophic rates -Europe must step up emission reductions to avoid surpassing the 1.5°C limit

PRESS RELEASE New major IPCC report advises to take prompt climate action to save our people and planet   Brussels, 9 August 2021 – Prompt climate action needs to be […]
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Bolstering EU climate ambition to reach the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement.

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Energy transition

Advocating for 100% renewables, energy savings and fossil fuels phase-out.

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Financing the transition

Shifting EU finance away from fossil fuels towards climate-neutral economies.

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Europe in transition

Advancing sustainable energy in EU’s neighbouring countries.

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Raising global efforts to fight dangerous climate change.

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Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe is Europe’s leading NGO coalition fighting dangerous climate change. We promote sustainable climate, energy and development policies throughout Europe.

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We are Europe's leading NGO coalition fighting dangerous climate change


CAN Europe works to prevent dangerous climate change and promotes sustainable climate and energy policy in Europe. CAN Europe is part of a worldwide network of more than 1,300 NGOs: CAN International. The wider and better-informed group we are, the stronger our voice!

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179 member organisations
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