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30.06.2024

2023 annual report: Forging a green, democratic and peaceful future for all

Our 2023 annual report presents our network’s key achievements over the past year, new learnings to catalyse collective impact, and our vision for the future. 2023 not only tested our resilience but also underscored the critical importance of our mission,…

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Stories & insights

Fossil free energy
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27.06.2024

A growing European movement for a community-driven energy transition

To achieve our climate goals, Europe needs to deploy massive amounts of renewable energy over the next ten years. Yet clean energy projects risk major delays or cancellations from community pushback, a trend that’s entirely preventable if communities are adequately…

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European & national just transitions
29.05.2024

Upholding climate action in the European elections

In just a few days, voters in the EU will head to the ballot box to elect the next European Parliament. The outcome of these elections will have a big influence over the level of political ambition that will exist…

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Land, food & nature
12.03.2024

A fairer future for farmers is a greener future

Addressing the inequities at the heart of our food system is necessary for both farmers and climate action European farmers have been taking to the streets to protest untenable levels of hardship. From increasing production costs and administrative burden to…

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News

17.04.2024

Countries unite in Global Solidarity Levies Task Force to mobilise additional financing for people and the planet

Kenya, Barbados and France co-chair task force launched at COP28 and following discussions during the Paris Summit for a New Financing Pact and Africa Climate Summit 2023 to help address Paris Agreement climate action and development financing needs. New climate…

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26.06.2023

Net zero watchdog launches to ensure European Green Deal delivers on climate neutrality

A new independent net zero watchdog, the European Climate Neutrality Observatory (ECNO), has launched to help ensure the EU gets and remains on track with the delivery of a resilient, climate neutral future. Incubated by the European Climate Foundation (ECF),…

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17.04.2023

ReNew2030: an Audacious project accelerating renewable energy for a climate-secure future 

The European Climate Foundation is excited to introduce ReNew2030, a coalition of experts, civil society and philanthropic organisations that will receive funding through The Audacious Project to accelerate the global transition to wind and solar power over the next five…

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Resources

Annual Report
30.06.2024

2023 annual report: Forging a green, democratic and peaceful future for all

Our 2023 annual report presents our network’s key achievements over the past year, new learnings to catalyse collective impact, and our vision for the future. 2023 not only tested our resilience but also underscored the critical importance of our mission,…

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Annual Report
30.06.2023

2022 annual report: Advancing climate action for a green, democratic & peaceful Europe

Europe has demonstrated extraordinary resilience in the face of continued economic and security crises. Our 2022 annual report emphasises the remarkable effectiveness of our network in making progress and maintaining high ambitions against the backdrop of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine…

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Fossil free energy
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26.04.2023

Fast heat pump roll-out will unlock big socio-economic and climate benefits

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine and unprecedented energy price hikes, Europe has known more than ever that it needs to wean itself off expensive, polluting and volatile fossil fuels. Europe’s buildings are big gas customers accounting for 40% of…

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