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

Modernisation Fund: The overlooked source that can change the energy transition game

The existing Modernisation Fund created under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has the potential to be a real game-changer for lower-income EU Member States to achieve the just energy […]
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Rooftop Solar PV Country Comparison Report

The report produced by CAN Europe and its member organisations focusing on rooftop solar PV on residential buildings (including both individual and collective self-consumption) shows that there are still significant […]
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Making EU climate policy Fit For 1.5!

  CAN Europe’s latest briefing shows there is only one way to ensure a fair and Paris compatible EU emission pathway – through significant improvements of key climate laws – […]
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CAN Europe’s latest briefing shows how the EU can deliver both energy security and Paris agreement, on a more ambitious energy transition pathway with people at the heart of it, […]
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Repowering for the People: Flagship actions the Commission’s plan ‘REPowerEU’ should feature in the current fossil fuel and energy prices crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine exposed the fossil fuel crisis more than ever. In addition to the current level of climate emergency, we are experiencing a paradigm shift on the scale […]
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Position paper on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast proposal

In December 2021, the European Commission presented its proposal for the recast of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) among the final pieces of the so-called “Fit for 55” […]
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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!

In 38 European countries
179 member organisations
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