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

Round-table conclusions: carbon pricing for the business sector in the Western Balkans

On 22nd June a hybrid round-table discussion gathered participants from the business sector, academia, CSOs and government representatives from across the Western Balkans region. The event, titled „The opportunities and […]
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Still wanted: A European climate champion!

  Deal on Council negotiation position on EU climate laws finally reached, but fails to face up to urgency of the climate emergency and the need to support vulnerable people […]
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CAN Europe’s transformation pathway recommendations for the chemical industry

The chemical industry is one of the central energy-intensive industries (EIIs) to be targeted in EU efforts to reduce environmental and social impacts through the European Green Deal. As a […]
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CAN Europe’s transformation pathway recommendations for the steel industry

Steelmaking is one of the industrial processes that generates the highest amount of CO2 emissions in the EU, primarily due to its use of coking coal as a reactant and […]
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PRESS STATEMENT: Energy ministers commitment to higher ambition is short lived

  Brussels, 27th June 2022 – The general approach coming out of the Energy Council today did not reflect the calls made by leaders back in February, after Russia’s invasion […]
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Letter to Ministers on Modernisation Fund

To: all Ministers of Environment of the European Union June 2022 Dear Minister of Environment, We are writing to you ahead of your next meeting on 28 June 2022, where […]
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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!

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179 member organisations
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