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

COP26 outcomes: what are the implications for the EU?

BLOG POST Some weeks after the COP26 concluded in Glasgow, CAN Europe summarised a few major outcomes focusing on mitigation and finance, what this means for the EU going forward, […]
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Open letter to the European Commission on sustainable carbon cycles

To: European Commission – Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans Subject: Sustainable carbon cycles Dear Executive Vice-President Timmermans,   We are writing to you in the context of the anticipated Sustainable Carbon Cycles […]
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Position paper on the amendment of the Renewable Energy Directive

In July 2021, the European Commission launched its “Fit for 55” package which aims to reach at least 55% net greenhouse gas emissions reduction by 2030 and to achieve climate […]
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No reason for European Commission to greenlight Polish hard coal subsidies

BLOG Originally posted by Europe Beyond Coal The Polish government wants to launch a massive rescue mission for the country’s loss-making hard coal mining, with the hope that State aid […]
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Fit for 55: Energy ministers must ensure increased ambition during EU Council presidency transition

With discussions at the Energy Council due to take place on the 2nd of December 2021, EU Energy ministers will take stock of the first round of examinations by governments […]
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“Fit for 55” Round Two: Will the EU step up much needed actions on buildings?

The spotlight that was shining on the COP26 summit may have faded but the lack of breakthrough achievements that are desperately needed to halt dangerous climate change are still glaring. […]
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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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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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