We are fourteen climate and environment NGOs based in thirteen European countries working together to put Europe on track for achieving a safe and stable climate for current and future generations.
We believe tackling dangerous climate change is everybody’s business, and governments must lead the way in massively accelerating climate action all over Europe in the next few years.
This year, EU countries will put forward their concrete National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), the pathways for 2030, which should profoundly transform our current systems. They will cover the period between 2021 and 2030 and must put Europe on track towards achieving climate neutrality.
As a prosperous economy and a historically major emitter, the EU should and can achieve emissions reductions of at least 65 % by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2040.
The upcoming NECPs revision between 2023 and 2024, is a real opportunity for EU Member States to set things right and to bring NECPs much closer to their transformative potential. We will monitor, assess, advocate and drive systemic and practical measures.
The LIFE TogetherFor1.5 project aims to align the EU’s climate action with the 1.5°C objective of the Paris Agreement, building on three climate and energy policy opportunities:
the finalisation and implementation of the Fit for 55 legislative package and RePowerEU,
the revision of National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs),
and the revision of the national Long-Term Strategies (LTS).
These EU and national-level policy processes are significant societal and economic transformation opportunities that can significantly accelerate the EU’s transition to climate neutrality, also thanks to the resources available via the EU funding instruments.
Project period September 2022 - September 2025.
Countries covered and involved NGOs:
Belgium: BBL, Bulgaria: Za Zemiata, Czech Republic: Centre for Transport and Energy (CDE), Croatia: DOOR, Denmark: Danish 92-Gruppen, Estonia: Estonian Fund for Nature, France: RAC France, Germany: Germanwatch, Hungary: MTVSz, Poland: Institute for Sustainable Development, Portugal: ZERO, Slovenia: FOCUS, Spain: SEO/Birdlife. All project partners are members of the pan-European NGO network Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, whose secretariat coordinates the project.
Disclaimer: Co-funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or CINEA. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.
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