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EU ministers adopt a weak position on gas legislation failing to provide a structural framework for a fossil gas phase out

Gas package provides timid steps towards decommissioning fossil gas networks or reduced blending rates but fails to solve fundamental governance problems and to provide a systematic plan for a full…

Media Advisory: The final stand for EU’s Renewables Directive

  The backbone of Europe’s energy transition; The final stand for EU’s Renewables Directive A 2030 Renewable Energy target lower than 45% does not reflect neither the energy price or…

ITRE Members must not delay further the European renewable hydrogen Delegated Act

On February 13th, the European Commission adopted the Delegated Acts (DAs) which outline the rules for producing Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin (RFNBOs). These provide clear regulations that will encourage…

Report: using human rights as a weapon to hold governments and corporations accountable on climate change

A thematic report on the use of human rights in climate change litigation in Europe Climate change litigation is booming around the world. Figures show that more and more climate…

Civil society shows Europe’s way to climate neutrality by 2040

The Paris-Agreement-Compatible (PAC) scenario gives the recipe for the EU to do its fair share to deliver the Paris Agreement commitment to keep global temperature increase to 1.5°C. This civil-society…

Assessment of the Modernisation Fund two years into operation

It has been two years since the Modernisation Fund (based in EU Emmission Trading System) started operating. As NGOs, we have been closely following the spending as we believe it…

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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