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The David vs Goliath legal climate case: six young people against 32 governments

CAN Europe is a third-party intervener in the largest climate legal action to date. On 27 September 2023, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg is holding a public…

New Sources for Public Climate Finance and for the Loss and Damage Fund

The report provides an overview of main options for scaling up new and additional public climate finance resources, summarizing the current state of affairs and providing an outlook with regard…

Civil Society Demands an End to Fossil Gas as Global Mobilisation to #FightFossilFuels gets off the ground

Brussels, 15th September 2023 – As hundreds of thousands of people around the world take to the streets this weekend in a major global climate mobilisation to demand a fast,…

What’s Next for the EU‘s Green Agenda?

Read the full opinion editorial originally published on the Green European Journal. By Chiara Martinelli With a crucial EU election only a few months away, Europe’s green agenda seems to…

Climate crisis calls for U-turn in EU’s economic governance

This article was originally published in Euractiv   It is now clear that extreme weather events will have a massive impact on our economies if we don’t transform them. Times…

Sunny Short: Unlocking Offshore Wind Energy Potential in the Black Sea

Written by Ana-Maria Seman, Regional Climate and Infrastructure Lead at WWF Central and Eastern Europe. In pursuit of the EU’s ambitious 2030 target of 60GW of offshore wind capacity, there…

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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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Belgium, Germany, Poland and Turkey


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

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