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Fiscal Follies: How new EU rules miss the mark on climate and prosperity

Fiscal Matters, a coalition of civil society organisations, think tanks and trade unions, are deeply concerned about the political agreement on the revision of the EU fiscal rules. The rules…

Gas Package Analysis: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the revised Directive and Regulation

As part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission published a legislative proposal, to substantially revise the 2009 EU Gas legislations, including a directive and a regulation. The gas…

A revised and responsive Governance Regulation - Respecting environmental democracy rights in climate planning

The European Climate Energy Union and its Climate Action are struggling to reach its Paris Agreement targets and public demands. Its governance mechanism is in non-compliance with international law and…

Taking flawed National Energy and Climate Plans to court. Lessons learned from previous cases

National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) can be a powerful tool to put European countries on track to stay within the critical 1.5°C global warming threshold to avoid the worst…

PRESS RELEASE: nuclear is a dangerous distraction

Ahead of the Nuclear Energy Summit on March 21 in Brussels, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe releases a myth buster to counter the recent hype around nuclear energy. It details…

POSITION PAPER: The nuclear hurdle to a renewable future and fossil fuel phase-out

More than three-quarters of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions stem from our energy consumption, therefore it is vital to stop burning fossil fuels to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, the…

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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 40 European countries

200 member organisations

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