09.06.2016 | Blogs

Some market fundamentalists make that a simple price on carbon (ie an ETS) can fix everything. This is simply wrong, has been proven wrong by many studies and it will remain wrong no matter how often this myth is repeated.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

The success of the ETS revision hinges on its ability to make the polluter pay, rather than paying the polluter. Handing out free pollution permits contradicts the EU Treaty principle that polluters should pay.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Here you find a range of useful external Turkey climate & energy resources. For all Turkey climate & energy related CAN Europe publications, go here.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Here you find a range of useful external South East Europe climate and energy resources. For all South East Europe climate and energyrelated CAN Europe publications, go here.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Here you find a range of useful external climate finance & sustainable development resources. For all climate finance & sustainable development related CAN Europe publications, go here.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Here you find a range of useful external renewable energy resources. For all renewable energy related CAN Europe publications, go here.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Here you find a range of useful external climate & energy targets resources. For all climate & energy targets related CAN Europe publications, go here.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

Most of the new coal plants under construction or recently commissioned were given their construction permits before 2008. Since then, a majority of plans to build new coal power stations have in fact been shelved.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

The EU 28 is still heavily reliant on coal. In 2013, the share of electricity from hard coal and lignite was at 26% (Source: EEA), produced in the region’s 280 operational coal power stations.

05.06.2016 | Blogs

CAN Europe's interactive Coal Map of Europe gives an overview of the role of coal in our electricity system.

Latest Publications

  • EU funds need to catalyse the transition away from fossil fuels

    The Recovery & Resilience Facility (RRF), the Just Transition Fund (JTF) and the European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund (ERDF/CF) represent an unprecedented investment in EU economic recovery, structural reforms and regional development. 
  • Enerji̇ Şarti Anlaşmasi Üzeri̇ne Can Europe Poli̇ti̇ka Notu

    Enerji Şartı Anlaşması enerji sektöründe faaliyet gösteren yabancı yatırımcıları koruyan ve yatırımcıların devlet önlemlerini Yatırımcı-Devlet Uyuşmazlık Çözümü mekanizmasına (YDUÇ) götürmelerine olanak veren uluslararası bir anlaşmadır. Bu anlaşma, Avrupa Birliği’nin (AB) iklim taahhütleri ile uyumsuzdur ve gerekli reformlar tartışılmadığı ya da diğer imzacılar tarafından reformlara itiraz edildiği için halihazırdaki modernleşme süreci de bunu düzeltmeyecektir. Bizler bu nedenle AB’yi ve üye devletlerini bu anlaşmadan çekilmeye ve ayrılan taraflar arasında YDUÇ vakaları oluşması olasılığını devre dışı bırakan bir ek anlaşmayı yürürlüğe almaya davet ediyoruz. AB ve üye devletler ayrıca bu anlaşmaya başka ülkelerin katılmasını da önlemelidirler. Enerji Şartı Anlaşması CAN Europe PB
  • CAN Europe feedback to the Commission’s call for contributions: Competition Policy supporting the Green Deal

    To ensure the Competition Policy’s alignment with the European Green Deal, the state aid regime must be revised, taking the Union’s 2050 climate neutrality and new 2030 GreenHouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction targets, as well as zero pollution and circular economy strategies into account. The Green Deal alignment should be reflected on all state aid regulations and not only on those for environmental protection and energy.
  • Cross party MEP statement in support of fossil gas exclusion from the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF)

    Ahead of the vote of the two lead-committees of the European Parliament on the EU recovery fund, MEPs call for an exclusion of fossil fuels – including gas – from EU public funds, especially the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), in a cross-party letter.
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