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14.10.2016 | Event & Actions

Here is a list of the activities which CAN Europe is hosting and co-organising with other organisations during COP22 in Marrakech. The information in the list will be updated when details are being confirmed.

04.08.2016 | Event & Actions

Sustainability and the Power Grid 

Brussels, 29 September 2016 

At this year’s 6th European Grid Conference on 29 September in Brussels, the Renewables Grid Initiative will look at three different dimensions of the power grid: society, economy and the environment.

03.12.2015 | Event & Actions

Side-event co-sponsered by CAN Europe and the Global Subsidy Initiative

Thursday December 10th, 12:30-14.00, European Pavilion, room 'Luxembourg'   

02.12.2015 | Event & Actions

Side Event at COP 21 UNFCCC, Paris

The phase out of fossil fuel subsidies and a Paris Climate Deal

18.09.2015 | Event & Actions

Today, outside the meeting of Europe’s Environment Ministers discussing the EU’s negotiating position for global climate talks in Paris in December, climate groups staged a symbolic ‘tug-of-war’ between polluting fossil fuels and renewable energy. They called for EU governments to join the side of citizens and build a 100% renewable future.

29.10.2013 | Event & Actions

Climate Action Network Europe, GLOBE EU and the Climate Parliament invite you to attend a half-day conference at the European Parliament on climate impacts in Europe.

16.10.2013 | Event & Actions

CAN Europe, EREC and the Coalition for Energy Savings jointly prepared this half-day event to discuss several questions arising in this context:

09.04.2013 | Event & Actions

CAN Europe and WWF staged a live carbon auction in front of the European Parliament with outlandish bidders and a giant black balloon representing one tonne of CO2 emissions. An auctioneer started the bidding at 30€/tonne; but did industry bid for the climate or for cheap pollution?

26.03.2010 | Event & Actions

Recently Robin Hood and his Merry Band left the forests of Sherwood to descend upon Brussels to send a message to European leaders as they gathered to discuss jobs, growth and climate change at the Spring Summit.

Contact Communications

ANIA

Ania Drążkiewicz
Communications Coordinator
Focus: EU climate & energy policies
ania /at/ caneurope.org
Work: +32 2894 4675
Mobile: +32 494 525 738 

CAROLINE

Caroline Westblom
Communications Officer 
Focus: fossil fuel subsidies, international climate policy
caroline /at/ caneurope.org 
Work: +32 2894 4673
Mobile: +32 484 566 239

Latest Publications

  • Briefing: EFSI support to fossil fuel projects

      In September 2016 the European Commission published its proposal for the prolongation of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) until 2020, to be achieved by amending the existing regulation. In this briefing by CAN Europe, WWF, CEE Bankwatch and CounterBalance, current support to fossil fuel projects by the EFSI are summarized and recommendations to the legislative review of the EFSI are given. 
  • Letter to Commission on reducing emissions in aviation and maritime sectors

    In this letter CAN Europe, Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk, Carbon Market Watch and the Aviation Environment Federation urge the European Commission to ensure the aviation and maritime sectors reduce emissions in line with the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement.
  • Letter to the World Bank regarding loan to the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline

    This letter, signed by 39 organisations, was sent to the World Bank in relation to the board discussion on a loan to the Turkish company Botas for the construction of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP). In the letter, several social, environemntal and human rights issues with the TANAP are raised, and the organisations urge the board to at the very least postpone this discussion until the martial law inTurkey is cancelled; the NGO legislation in Azerbaijan is modified as requested by the EITI; and democratic participation in both countries is restored. Clearly, given the violations of World Bank Safeguard requirements during project appraisal, this project should not qualify for a Board vote.
  • Briefing: Reviewing the European Investment Bank’s carbon footprint methodology

    The European Investment Bank developed its methodology for calculating greenhouse gas emissions in 2012, and is now considering its further review. In this briefing CAN Europe together with CEE Bankwatch, WWF, Friends of the Earth Europe and Counterbalance review the existing carbon footprint methodology and provide recommendations for its further review. 
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