Reports & Briefings

Brussels, we have a problem! 

The Western Balkans are in Europe, destined for climate-neutrality. Yet, lagging in the energy transition. With new coal plants, the gap is growing.

Brussels should mind this gap if serious about achieving climate-neutral, Europe Beyond Coal.

Should you be concerned? Find out in our latest update from the region:

Brussels, we have a problem!
The Western Balkan region is in Europe - the continent destined for climate-neutrality. Yet, it lags behind in energy transition. In fact, with its commitment to building new coal plants, t…
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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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    ▶️ One Balkan country clocks its first coal-free days,▶️ Another is rushing in the opposite direction, reviving shelved projects for a new coal plant.▶️ 2-speed energy transition in the Western Balkans,▶️ but delaying just transition beyond coal costs more.  Read the latest news and stories from the region's journey beyond coal. Delays to Balkan energy transition cost more Europe Beyond Coal unites civil society groups across our continent in working towards a swift and just transition away from coal-fired electricity and towards sustainable, renewable energy… Go to this presentation here   Read the previous issue: Make-or-Break Time for Balkan Green Agenda 
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