Reports & Briefings

To make the proposed European Green Deal a reality, the EU must agree on an EU budget that supports climate neutrality and uses 40% of its funds to support climate action.

Member States when negotiating a compromise on the EU budget should agree:
• to spend a binding 40% of the MFF on climate action and update the funds’ specific legislations accordingly;
• to focus Cohesion Policy on sectoral decarbonisation and the Just Transition and thus increase the Thematic Concentration for the ‘green, low-carbon Europe’ (PO2) to 40%.

Read the full list of recommendations:  pdf CAN Europe Recommendations MFF Cohesion Dec 19 (868 KB) pdf
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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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