Sustainable EU funds EU Funds have the potential to create more sustainable societies

15 September 2016

What should have been two significant contributions to Europe's war chest in the fight against climate change will in fact leave the planet short-changed and open the door to even more polluting fossil fuel projects, argue campaigners at Bankwatch, Friends of the Earth Europe and Climate Action Network Europe.

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6 July 2016

The European Commission must listen to the European Parliament calling for an EU budget that works for people and planet – according to CEE Bankwatch Network, Friends of the Earth Europe and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe.

Friends of the Earth Europe is monitoring EU Structural and Cohesion funds and campaigning for reform of these investments. We want to see the funds used in ways that aid Europe's transformation to a resource-efficient society - one whose energy consumption is low and based on renewable sources, and where biodiversity is protected.

 

No harmful social or environmental impacts should be allowed to result from these investments.

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  • Markus Trilling