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

A Just Transformation call for us all!

PRESS RELEASE In anticipation of the Porto Social Summit on May 7th, CAN Europe is launching the Just Transformation Vision – underpinned by a set of ten key principles guiding […]
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The EU’s Industrial Strategy should not bet on “technological” decarbonisation alone

The European Commission updated its one-year old Industrial Strategy with a declared aim of accelerating the climate and digital transition. The plan of action presented today leaves the door open […]
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Just Transformation Vision

Taking action to avert catastrophic climate change is a moral imperative. To not do so would be an act of injustice against those citizens, communities and workers who are most […]
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Meaningful actions needed to address methane emissions in the energy sector

LETTER  To: Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans Director General Mauro Petriccione HoU Tom Van Ierland, advisor Stefan Vergote Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson Director General Ditte Juul Jorgensen HoU Catharina Sikow-Magny, […]
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Coal expands in Poland, despite EU law violations

PRESS RELEASE The initially delayed operation of a new 496-MW power plant unit in Turow (Poland) is supposed to start today. The unit will benefit from EU money via Polish […]
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Europeans call for climate-friendly EU budget

Member States are currently developing their plans on how to spend the EU’s long-term budget 2021-2027, together with its recovery instrument (Next Generation EU). CAN Europe members assessed 16 Member […]
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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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