Published on 04 February 2003
ETCDMJI letter 2003
Brussels, 28th February 2003.To: Margot Wallstrom, Commissioner for the EnvironmentCc: the European CommissionDear Commissioners,We, NGOs of Climate Action Network Europe, are writing to express our seriousconcern at the forthcoming draft proposal to allow the use of credits from the JointImplementation (JI) and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in the EU emissiontrading system.
Published on 06 March 2002
Published on 18 February 2002
Published on 25 October 2001
Published on 25 August 2001
Published on 21 February 2001
Published on 19 February 2001
Published on 21 June 2000
Published on 15 March 2000
This opinion article appeared on EurActiv on 3 July 2015
The reform of the Emissions Trading Scheme is an opportunity for the EU to restore its climate action leadership, argue six climate and development NGOs.
Wendel Trio is director of Climate Action Network Europe, Bernd Nilles is secretary general of CIDSE, Natalia Alonso...
As the UNFCCC negotiations wrapped up at the newly finished World Conference Centre in Bonn, there was a feeling of slow and fractional progress towards the climate summit in Paris. The momentum on climate and energy action is building both internationally and nationally, particularly with the developments like the G7...
Call from renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental associations
The European Council’s guidance from last year for 2030 targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency falls far short of the EU’s potentials.
Without tapping those potentials, the EU will miss out on major benefits for the economy, employment, energy security and climate...
Europe must translate renewable energy ambition into law to maintain leadership
[Brussels, 15.06.2015] Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, Greenpeace and WWF today called on the European Commission to propose a strong set of policies to ensure all countries contribute to delivering and surpassing the EU’s 2030 renewable energy target.
The call comes as...
[Brussels, 11.06.2015] Today Serbia has announced its contribution to the Paris climate agreement. The emission reduction the country is planning to achieve are far below the EU’s target. According to Climate Action Network Europe, this undermines prospects of Serbia’s EU accession.
Serbia is the first Balkan country to publish its contribution...
Ironically, on June 5th, World Environment Day, the Spanish Government submitted a draft Royal Decree on Self-consumption, which imposes a Tax on the Sun and greatly hampers citizen empowerment in energy sector, putting a myriad of administrative and economic barriers on it that de facto makes it unfeasible.
In the country...
Last month the President of Poland signed the new Renewable Energy Act, which will, among others, grant support for renewable power production in microinstallations. Owners of the smallest RES installations up to 10kW will benefit from fixed feed-in tariffs (FiTs).
The implementation of the new Renewable Energy Act will allow for...
This Autumn, the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation and EKOenergy published a new comic about the electricity market, consumers' choice and buying renewable electricity. The comic has since been translated to 24 languages, including smaller languages as Basque and Lithuanian. The story starts when the omnipotent Fossilia plans to...
The Belgian Climate Coalition - a network of 70 trade unions, environmental and development organisations - launched the communication campaign www.Jobs4climate.be
The campaign highlights the economic benefits of strong climate policies, focusing on job creation through sustainable investments. In Belgium investments in energy renovations, renewables, the smart grid and public...
Ahead of the European Council of 20/21 March 22 civil society organizations of 9 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries urge the EU heads of government to regain the EU's former climate leadership by backing progressive 2030 climate and energy targets.
In the past the EU's energy and climate policy...
03-06-2013 Our successes
Find out about some of our key achievements in working to prevent dangerous climate change and promote sustainable climate and energy policy in Europe.
Dirty 30 report
CAN Europe, along...
Site hosting and support by CrusonWeb