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

The EU can’t afford labelling fossil gas and nuclear as green

BLOG POST The EU Taxonomy complementary Delegated Act tabled by the European Commission is incompatible with limiting global warming to 1.5°C and with the EU’s 2030 climate targets The EU […]
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Busting the myth: the chronology of coal use in Serbia

OP-ED By Mirjana Jovanović (Belgrade Open School), Mirko Popović (Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute) and Viktor Berishaj (CAN Europe) Busting the myth: the chronology of coal use in Serbia 28 […]
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Buildings key to achieving Europe’s climate goals

Op-Ed By Edoardo Concari Coppola, Buildings Policy Coordinator, CAN Europe, first published in Social Europe on 15th December 2021 There are fears the revised directive on energy performance due from […]
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Where is the transparency in the EU €2 trillion recovery?

OP-ED By Olivier Vardakoulias, Climate Action Network Europe, and Christophe Jost, CEE Bankwatch Network,  first published in the EU Observer on 22 December 2021 Where is the transparency in the EU €2 trillion […]
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The Ministerial Council of the Energy Community Treaty paved a long road for energy transition and climate action

POLICY CONCLUSIONS Reflections and way forward into 2022  The Ministerial Council of the Energy Community Treaty paved a long road for energy transition and climate action The negotiations to amend […]
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Letter to the Commission on the EU’s commitment to increase its 2030 pledge under the Glasgow Climate Pact

To: Ursula von der Leyen, President European Commission Cc: Frans Timmermans, First Vice President European Commission 17 December 2021 Dear Commission President, Despite additional commitments made at the recent UN […]
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We offer information based on science for ambitious and informed policies, laws, investments, plans and decisions.

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

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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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