(13/11/2013, COP19 Warsaw)
My name is Aissatou Diouf and I speak on behalf of the Climate Action Network.
Let us be clear, progr... Read more
FUND WHAT COUNTS - Help people live a good life in a changing climate.
Let's make sure governments deliver their climate finance promises... Read more
The 24 board members of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) finally met in Geneva on August 24th. After a five-month delay, the board met to work... Read more
A report from the climate finance workshop held at the UN Climate talks
Amid the buzz of the high level negotiations taking... Read more
Maeve McLynnClimate And Development Policy Coordinator Direct line: +32 2893 0950Email: maeve/at/caneurope.org
UNFCCC Media Enquiries: matthew/at/caneurope.org
By Wendel Trio, Ulriikka Aarnio and Maeve McLynn
After the largest global people’s climate march in history, it would have been hard for most people to have overlooked the UN climate summit that took place in New York on Tuesday this week.
What were the outcomes of this summit and will it...
[Brussels, Belgium] CO2 emissions from coal power plants in the EU are undermining climate efforts, reveals the "Europe's Dirty 30" report, released today by CAN Europe, WWF, the European Environmental Bureau, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Climate Alliance Germany . The "Europe's Dirty 30" report exposes the top...
From mitigating climate change, to keeping energy costs in check and improving energy security, energy efficiency provides a solution to some of the main challenges that have been facing European countries and our neighbours. This has been repeatedly recognised by the Commission and European Council. One would expect this broad...
Implementing the Energy Efficiency Directive
By Dora Petroula, Energy Savings Policy Officer
While the G7 leaders met in Brussels last week, another quietly significant deadline came to pass. It was a significant moment for both European energy security discussions and the process of tackling the global threat posed by climate change.
The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) sets a 1.5% annual energy savings target for each Member State, which will be measured among final consumers until 2020. Member States can put this requirement on their national energy suppliers and/or the distributors by creating an energy efficiency obligation scheme. However, they can also...
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...
NEWS FROM: Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
The European Parliament has adopted a compromise agreement struck in December to phase-down the use of a group of super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), or fluorinated gases (F-gases).
F-gases have global warming potentials hundreds to thousands of times higher than carbon dioxide, and are...
Today, young people from the YOUNGO constituency hosted a mock "Adaptation Fund lemonade stand" at the UN climate talks (COP19) in an ironic effort to replenish the Adaptation Fund, and show up countries' pitiful attempts to keep a vital component of climate finance alive.
With signs announcing 'WE ACCEPT: $, EURO,...
About the campaign
Cough4Coal is a creative activist campaign highlighting the health impacts of coal on people and the planet.
The initiative #cough4coal wants to highlight the effects of coal extraction and combustion on our health by doing creative interventions in the world.
The lungs have been built by Artúr van Balen, Sarah...
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...