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Press briefing: Europe's two-faced climate change game

Invitation to a media briefing ahead of the Environment Council on 13 October


WHEN? Tuesday, 10th October, 9.30 – 10.30

WHERE? Mundo-B, room Aquarium (1st floor), Rue d'Edimbourg 26, 1050 Bruxelles or online here: 

WHO? Wendel Trio, Director of Climate Action Network Europe; Florian Schöne, Director of Deutscher Naturschutzring; Neil Makaroff, European Policy Advisor, Climate Action Network France




On October 13th, EU Environment Ministers will meet in Brussels to reach an agreement on the revision of the EU’s cornerstone tool to implement the Paris Agreement: the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR).

EU member states may talk a good game on climate, but behind closed doors government representatives are doing as much as they can to ensure their country avoids taking real action. Can a German-French tandem save the European climate policy from redundancy?

To make sure you have all the information about the state of play of the negotiations at your fingertips, we invite you to join our press briefing. Our speakers will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the EU countries positions and the likely outcomes of the Environment Council. 


You can join the briefing in person or online at a possibility to ask questions directly or through a chat box. The briefing will be recorded and available at


Ania Drazkiewicz, CAN Europe Communications Coordinator,, +32 494 525 738

Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe is Europe's largest coalition working on climate and energy issues. With over 130 member organisations in more than 30 European countries - representing over 44 million citizens - CAN Europe works to prevent dangerous climate change and promote sustainable climate and energy policy in Europe.


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