101 organisations call on EU Ministers to green the EU Budget

Today EU Ministers for European and Foreign Affairs received open letter de-manding a dramatic improvement in climate action spending in the future EU budget. “It is essential that EU ministers align the next future EU budget with the Paris Agreement and the UN development goals,” explains Andy Deacon, Policy Coordinator at Climate Alliance. EU budget decision greatly influence work in key areas such as energy, transport, agriculture, buildings, waste and international cooperation. The budget thus harbours great potential to better support the just transition to clean and sustainable economies throughout Europe and the world. Climate Alliance signed the letter along with one hundred business associations, think tanks and civil society organisations. This stands as the latest of several letters and declarations pushing for coherency between political goals, financing and action ahead of the 24th Climate Summit in Katowice.

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