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How energy efficiency can be the game changer to kick Europe’s gas addiction

As the final trilogue discussions approach on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), it is important to understand how this legislation can be the missing piece when it comes to Europe…

Reform of the EU economic governance: Missing the mark on climate is not an option

The Orientations proposed by the European Commission in November 2022 to reform the EU economic governance, if not improved, risk deepening the climate crisis. While they make austerity less brutal…

Legal challenges by NGOs, citizens key to climate battle

This op ed was first published by Social Europe. Strong climate governance means holding governments to account. The EU institutions have shied away from doing so. In November, the European…

Statement of solidarity with human rights defenders, climate justice advocates, and persecuted civil society organizations in Egypt

We the undersigned organizations advocating for climate justice, understand the importance of peaceful dissent, participation, and advocacy to demand climate action and to ensure the actions taken advance human rights.…

ETS negotiations: the EU puts industry protection over people and planet

Emissions Trading System’s agreement raises climate ambition, but is still not in line with the 1.5°C goal and the 70% emissions reduction needed Free pollution permits to industry will only…

EU Energy Ministers delivering fossil fuel loopholes and low renewables ambition as Xmas gifts to the Swedish presidency

Media Advisory The Council’s position on the Methane Regulation weakens leakage reduction measures and does nothing to slash emissions from imports. Czech EU Presidency remains stubborn on the 40% EU…

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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