Our resources include publications by the ECF as well as our partners, from hard-hitting research to technical working papers unpacking policy recommendations for climate action.

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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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Net-Zero 2050
| 10.11.2022

Long Term Strategies key to delivering climate ambition

This report presents the findings from the first comprehensive assessment of the 22 long-term strategies (LTSs) of EU Member States available as of March 2022. It is complemented by a briefing that summarises the key findings and recommendations. The analysis…

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Annual report
| 28.09.2022

ECF annual report 2021: Shaping a carbon-free society

2021 was a pivotal year for climate action, as governments and ordinary citizens alike fought to enshrine climate goals into national and international law. By harnessing the power of philanthropy to broaden support for the net-zero transition and to fight climate opposition, the ECF played an important role in reaching milestones for climate action across Europe and at the global level.

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Net-Zero 2050
| 01.09.2022

Ensuring robust net-zero commitments by non-state entities

Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, there has been a growing number of net-zero commitments by non-state actors, including businesses, investors, cities and regions. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of criteria and benchmarks to set net-zero commitments,…

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