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

CAN Europe’s rapid assessment of the ‘Fit for 55’ main files

BLOG POST Months of preparation and here we have it: the awaited ‘Fit for 55’ package from the European Commission that aims to revise different pieces of legislation to deliver […]
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‘Fit for 55’ package furthers EU climate action, but falls short on ambition

PRESS RELEASE CAN Europe recognises the European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55’ climate and energy package as a massive piece of work attempting to tackle dangerous climate change. However, the overall […]
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Aarhus Regulation revision broadened the scope of acts that can be challenged in court, but still limits access to justice.

In yesterday’s open ended trilogue, the European Parliament and European Council reached an agreement on the amendment of the Aarhus Regulation. They have taken a step forward in allowing acts […]
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Letter to the European Commission on climate and biodiversity ambition for Europe’s land under the European Green Deal

To: President Ursula von der Leyen Cc: Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans High climate and biodiversity ambition for Europe’s land  under the European Green Deal   On June 9th the European Parliament […]
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CAN Europe’s energy transition vision. Safe, stable and sustainable.

  How will Europe’s energy landscape should look like in the future? What will be Europe’s energy supply in 2040? This infographic illustrates the transition that needs to happen during […]
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Giant Damocles sword shows threat of energy charter treaty – as leaks reveal reform negotiations are failing

Diplomatic cables reveal “no substantial progress” on reform of controversial Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), and EU proposals rejected, as over 400 groups demand governments exit the treaty.   Brussels, 6 […]
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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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