CAN Europe Positions

We need a rapid and far-reaching transition of our energy system if we want to remain compatible with the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit temperature rise to 1,5°C.

Fossil gas is still a widely used fuel for power generation, heating of buildings and industrial processes. Even though it is often claimed to be a transition fuel, it is not a low carbon energy source able to contribute to global and EU’s climate commitments.

pdf CAN Europe position on the use of gas in the future energy system (258 KB)

Latest Publications

  • Letter to European Commission on industrial transformation

    CAN Europe calls upon the Commission to build policy frameworks that guarantee economy-wide transformations that meet several environmental objectives.
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