Ahead of the UN Summit in New York 25-27 of September 2015, European Civil Society Organisations working on both international and domestic EU policies across a variety of sectors ranging from Youth, Sustainability, Social Justice, Fair Trade, International cooperation, Health, Culture, Environment, Gender Equality, Migration, Climate Change, Local Democracy, Human Rights and Media Development, wrote to the Vice-President of the European Commission to call for the EU to match the ambition of Agenda 2030 with a clear EU implementation strategy, which reflects the integrated, interlinked and comprehensive nature of the Agenda, in order to ensure well-being for all within planetary boundaries.
CAN Europe sent a first letter to members of the Environmental (ENVI) and Industry (ITRE) committees of the European Parliament to start our lobbying efforts on the ETS post 2020 reform:
CAN Europe sent the following letter to Preditend Juncker and the College of Commissioners
CAN Europe sent this letter that went to the Environment Ministers on the market Stability Reserve
Inclusion of LULUCF in the EU 2030 climate target undermines its environmental integrity.
WWF, CAN Europe, Greenpeace, Carbon Market Watch and Sandbag filed a request for an internal review with the European Commission, contesting the legality of its recent decision to continue granting free carbon emission allowances to industries under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
The Green 10, the alliance of leading environmental NGOs at EU level, supported by over 20 million EU citizens and active in all 28 Member States, wrote an open letter to President Jean-Claude Juncker to express grave concerns over the direction the EU seems to be taking with the announcement of his new team.
CAN Europe, Oxfam, WWF, E3G, Greenpeace and EEB sent a letter to the Commission calling for the adoption of a 40% energy savings target for 2030 that is legally binding on all EU member states.