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

Letter to President Von der Leyen on Taxonomy

LETTER Dear President von der Leyen, We are writing to you in light of the Commission’s upcoming publication of the Taxonomy Complementary Delegated Act on 2 February 2022 to express […]
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Study on planned EU Emissions Trading System 2 raises strong concerns among NGOs

Joint press release by CAN Europe, Klima-Allianz Deutschland, Germanwatch and WWF Germany  The planned EU Emissions Trading System for the buildings and transport sectors (ETS 2) can only be a […]
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New EU presidency trio needs to protect the climate and the people, avoiding false solutions

– Joint NGO statement to FR-CZ-SE Trio EU presidencies-   Six years after the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union, the world is still far from “on […]
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The EU meets its renewables targets in COVID year 2020. Bar too low to achieve climate objectives -growing pressure to step up 2030 goals

BLOG POST The EU’s statistical office of the European Union Eurostat just published its statistics on the share of renewable energy sources in the electricity, heating & cooling and transport […]
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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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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


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
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