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

What the EU needs to do to advance climate change mitigation ambition at COP26

BLOG POST No doubt that 2021 leaves another mark in people’s commemoration that the climate crisis is no longer abstract science, it has become very real and even life threatening […]
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Price Panic Risks Derailing Western Balkans’ Energy Transition

BLOG Originally published by Balkan Insight Regional policymakers are making a mistake if they use soaring energy prices in the EU to justify a continued commitment to fossil fuel, and […]
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Reinforced impetus to the EU enlargement process – a crucial element for the climate and energy reforms in the neighbourhood

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 20 October 2021 – The European Union released yesterday its annual enlargement country reports on the progress of the Western Balkan states on the road towards joining […]
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Policy briefing on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) Revision

Addressing the structural shortcomings of European buildings, given there substantial contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, is a stepping stone towards the achievement of the climate goals. Therefore, […]
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NGOs demand a fully renewable energy system by 2040 in Europe

CAN EUROPE CALL TO ACTION 20 October 2021, Brussels NGOs demand a fully renewable energy system by 2040 in Europe Governments must secure unparalleled and sustainable growth of solar and […]
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NGOs call ahead of COP26: Unprecedented solar and wind energy surge is needed to stabilise climate

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 20th of October – Europe needs an unparalleled rollout of wind and solar energy to avoid worsening climate breakdown, according to a call to action launched today […]
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Climate action

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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Global transition

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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