CAN Europe Positions

CAN Europe position on EU Framework for Research and Innovation

Working with a coalition of seventeen organisations CAN Europe has set out a number of recommendations on the role of the next EU Framework for Research and Innovation.

Through its next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9), the EU has a unique opportunity to ensure that Europe remains a world leader in science, while simultaneously supporting human wellbeing and development, environmental stability, and economic sustainability.
 
The future framework programme should continue to support research and innovation that effectively combats climate change, contributes to pursuing the 1.5 target, and protects the environment, and foster the cooperation with LMICs to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
 
 
 

Latest Publications

  • Open letter from the Coalition for Higher Ambition

    A unique gathering of businesses, investor groups, local and regional authorities, trade unions and civil society groups, standing together as the Coalition for Higher Ambition, calls upon EU leaders to ramp up the EU's climate action.
  • Letter to Energy and Environment Ministers on strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy

    February 2019   Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy   Dear Energy and Environment Ministers, On 4 March and 5 March respectively you will meet in Brussels to discuss the European Commission’s proposed long term strategy vision for a climate neutral economy – A Clean Planet for all.
  • NGO letter on the long term climate strategy ahead of the Competitiveness Council

    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
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