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Reaction to the IPCC synthesis report of the 6th Assessment Cycle

  Reaction to today’s release of the IPCC’s Synthesis report of the 6th Assessment Cycle, which reflects an undeniable scientific consensus about the urgency of the climate crisis, its primary…

Member States set to undermine pollution prevention rules, green NGOs warn

Member States set to undermine key industrial pollution prevention rules, green NGOs warn Brussels, 15 March 2023 Environmental NGOs warn that the EU Council Presidency proposal for a general approach…

Building a green industry within planetary boundaries

The Green Deal Industrial Plan (GDIP), and proposals for a Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA) and a Critical Raw Materials Regulation (CRMR) are presented as drivers for the EU’s ambitions and…

The inconvenient truth about EU’s climate and energy ambition (and the opportunity to fix it)

Science and equity principles say it loud and clear that the EU’s plans to reduce emissions are not in line with the Paris Agreement objective and the transformation of our…

Why is this a crucial year for national climate action and what are “NECPs”?

Without a plan and measures the climate targets would be empty promises. NECPs are National Energy and Climate Plans for 2021-2030  – These fundamental documents combine the targets, policies and measures…

Electricity market reform proposal is a stepping stone for the energy system of tomorrow

The EU Commission proposal is a needed step for a 100% renewable energy-based system but needs to avoid non-renewable technologies stealing the role   Brussels, 14 March 2023 – CAN…

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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 38 European countries

179 member organisations

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