24.02.2014 | Reports & Briefs

This briefing aims to provide guidance on the European Commission’s 2030 framework communication (White Paper) and accompanying documents. More specifically, it identifies the benefits of moving to an energy system with larger shares of renewable energies, as outlined in the Impact assessment of the 2030 white paper. It also provides an initial view of the concept of a EU-wide binding target for renewables, as proposed in the White Paper.

24.02.2014 | Reports & Briefs

This document analyses the European Commission’s Communication Energy Prices and Costs in Europe, and it identifies the main conclusions.

21.11.2013 | Reports & Briefs

This new report highlights the climate impacts hitting Europe from a variety of perspectives, including ecological and food security.

29.07.2013 | Reports & Briefs

A new discussion paper prepared by Climate Analytics for CAN Europe that provides an analysis of the adequacy and feasibility of the 1.5°C long-term global limit.

03.06.2013 | Reports & Briefs

The EU Energy Efficiency Directive outlines a framework of measures in order for the EU to reach its 20% energy savings target by 2020 and pave the way for more energy efficiency improvements beyond that date. Now that the Directive has entered into force, Member States must transpose it into national law and implement the many requirements in the legislation before the 2020 deadline.

27.02.2013 | Reports & Briefs

CAN Europe and Friends of the Earth Europe commissioned a report that looks at the effect of energy efficiency on bringing down energy prices by 2020 and beyond.

31.01.2013 | Reports & Briefs

We welcome the European Commission’s determination to develop a clear and ambitious post 2020 climate and energy package. Only through reaching the upper end of the 80 to 95% emission reduction target by 2050 will the EU have assumed its responsibility to avoid dangerous climate change. 

24.01.2013 | Reports & Briefs

Recalibrating an oversupplied market to spur investments and innovation

This NGO Briefing presents the views of CAN Europe, Greenpeace, Sandbag and WWF on the reform of EU ETS in the  short and medium term.

04.12.2012 | Reports & Briefs

In a new briefing [1], CAN Europe shows how the EU is already on course to reach 25% emissions reductions by 2020, with the final number being closer to 27% if proposed further reductions from various EU initiatives are fully implemented. If the EU would make full use of the opportunities identified by research groups and NGOs, it could reduce domestic emissions beyond 30%.

Latest Publications

  • Letter to EU ministers on climate and environmental action in development funding

    Ahead of Foreign Affairs Council on 16 May, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, Oxfam EU, ACT Alliance EU, Conservation International and Wetlands International write to EU ministers to highlight how the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) can support developing countries to scale up climate and environmental action and support biodiversity, fostering sustainable development.
  • Money Talks - 6th Annual Report by Serbia's Coalition 27: Environment & Climate Change

    "Money talks" is the 6th anual shaddow progress report by Serbia-based Coalition 27, group of dozen most prominent civil society organisations committed to monitoring and reporting on the country's progress in preparations for EU membership talks on environmnet and climate change - topics covered by Chapter 27 of the EU accession negotiations.
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