CAN Europe at COP28: Ambitious stocktake, fossil fuel phaseout and climate justice

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COP28: CAN Europe demands saying no to greenwashing, distractions and unproven solutions

Dubai, 2nd December 2023 – The second and final day of COP28’s World Climate Action Summit is over. The day has seen many declarations and announcements on the energy transition.…

COP28: Reaction to EU leaders' statements at World Climate Action Summit

Dubai, 1st December 2023 – Today, world leaders presented their commitments at the World Climate Action Summit during COP28. Representing the EU, European Commission President von der Leyen and European…

COP28: Turkey urgently needs to lower its emissions by 2030 and start mitigation in line with Turkey’s 2053 net zero vision

Dubai, 1 December 2023 – Following the recent declaration by the Turkish delegation at COP28, explicitly opposing the phasing down or phase-out of fossil fuels and resisting any progress beyond…

BLOG: The 11th hour of the EU Buildings Directive: Securing an ambitious & socially just energy transition for our homes and the planet.”

Written by Eva Brardinelli, Buildings Policy Expert at CAN Europe, and Mónica Vidal, Renewable Heating Campaigner at CAN Europe.  Since the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD),…

Letter: NGOs call for ambitious National Building Renovation Plans (NBRPs)

18 prominent European NGOs has sent a letter to EU Policymakers ahead of the Final Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) calling for ambitious National Building Renovation Plans. These plans…

The climate blueprints from EU member states are inadequate—and would forgo major socio-economic benefits

Read the full opinion editorial originally published on the Social Europe By Chiara Martinelli This year, European Union member states were required under EU regulation to update their National Energy…

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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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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.

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