26.09.2016 | Reports & Briefs

This paper looks at the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) starting point in 2021 and how it affects the ETS phase 4 emissions budget.

31.08.2016 | Reports & Briefs

Ahead of the 2016 G20 summit in Hangzhou, China 4-5 September CAN Europe published a briefing on the EU's funding for fossil fuels.

21.07.2016 | Reports & Briefs

CAN Europe has done a first analyisis of the Commission's proposal on non-ETS emissions for 2021-2030. 

15.07.2016 | Reports & Briefs

This briefing discusses the loopholes that some countries are pushing for in order to reduce the efforts they would have to make to cut emissions in the non-ETS sectors.

13.07.2016 | Reports & Briefs

The  pdf CAN Europe briefing: No cheating from the start (233 KB)  shows that opting for a more ambitious approach for the starting level of reducitons in the non-ETS sectors would cut greenhouse gases by at least 850 million tonnes - more than the 2014 emissions of Germany and France combined.

10.07.2016 | Reports & Briefs

In this briefing CAN Europe stresses the EU's important role in maintaining the momentum created in Paris for strengthened climate action, and the European Parliament has a particular role in ensuring higher ambition in the EU. With a view to the debate in the Environment Committee on the COP22 Resolution this briefing outlines CAN Europe’s priorities after Paris and on the road to Marrakech.

29.06.2016 | Reports & Briefs

This report by the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, the WWF European Policy Office and Sandbag presents an analysis of cross-border health impacts of all EU coal power plants. Coal pollution and its health impacts travel far beyond borders, and a full coal phase-out in the EU would bring enormous benefits for all citizens across the continent. 

28.05.2016 | Reports & Briefs

CAN Europe commissioned a study that looked at carbon leakage claims in the cement sector and found evidence that emissions increased because of free allocation.

02.05.2016 | Reports & Briefs

The briefing on the Energy Union was developed in spring 2016 to give a brief overview and update on the Energy Union and its relevance for EU climate policy after the UNFCCC international climate agreement that was made in Paris in December 2015.

02.05.2016 | Reports & Briefs

The briefing on Energy Efficiency Directive was developed in spring 2016 to give a brief overview and update on Energy Efficiency Directive and its relevance for EU climate policy after the UNFCCC international climate agreement that was made in Paris in December 2015.

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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