EU Budget - Press releases

Below we collect all press releases published by CAN Europe on the EU Budget and the Multiannual Financial Framework.

Future EU funds for the regions set to become climate-proof

Future EU investment package falls short of climate ambition

Council urgently needs to agree on a climate-friendly EU budget

Incompatible with Paris Agreement: Vote on Connecting Europe Facility leaves door open to gas subsidies

Awards rally cry for climate-friendly EU budget

Bigger EU budget must entail bolder action on climate change

Awards to name and shame the planned support to fossil fuels in the next EU budget

1.5°C requires an EU budget that enables the zero emission transition

EU leaders’ budget talks need to shift focus from quantity to climate compatibility 

Future EU budget: we need a good rather than a fast deal
29.06.2018 | Press Releases

EU Budget proposal on external action insufficient for climate needs

Future EU infrastructure funds not in line with Paris Agreement

Future Cohesion Policy: Priority for the green and fair transition

Leaked regulation on future EU budget in stark contradiction with EC’s climate action commitments

Proposed future EU budget embraces increased climate action

EU ministers mute on climate-friendly cohesion policy

Letter to Juncker: Next EU budget must enhance climate action and sustainable development

Juncker and Macron back more spending for climate action

European Commission now has a clear mandate: Make the EU budget fully climate-friendly

EU governments recognise EU budget’s green potential

EU leaders ignore European Parliament’s call for more climate ambition in the future EU budget

European Parliament aligns future EU budget with higher climate ambition

European Union fails to eliminate fossil fuels from the Juncker Investment Plan

New report: Juncker Plan backs billions in fossil fuels and carbon-heavy infrastructure

European Parliament lacks consistency on EU budget’s climate stance

Future of EU budget: European Commission proposal neglects the Paris Climate Agreement

Investment Plan for Europe more climate friendly, but European Parliament shows little ambition

EU budget must serve higher climate ambition








Latest Publications

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    In this letter, NGOs Climate Action Network Europe, Carbon Market Watch, E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism, European Environmental Bureau, Sandbag and WWF European Policy Office call upon EU Economy and Industry Ministers to: Endorse the European Commission’s strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy and support an EU long-term climate target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2040; Call upon the European Commission to present a new and integrated EU industrial climate strategy for energy-intensive industries in support of a competitive, circular and net-zero emission heavy industry transition;  Recognise the immediate need to provide a policy framework which supports and incentivises the full decarbonisation and transformation of resource and energy-intensive industry sectors before 2050. NGO letter on the long term climate strategy ahead of the Competitiveness Council
  • Letter to REGI Committee on sustainable cohesion policy funding

    On 22 January 2019 and in February the REGI Committee will vote on the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) and on the European Regional Development Fund / Cohesion Fund Regulation (ERDF/CF) respectively. These two pieces of legislation will determine the shape and direction of Cohesion Policy post-2020.
  • NGO statement urging Turkish decision makers to step up at COP24

    More than 25 NGOs working in Turkey released a joint statement urging Turkish decision makers to focus on raising ambition, and reaping the benefits of a low-carbon just transition at COP24.
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