Hospodářské noviny: No, Brussels has not banned any cars. But the Czech government still needs to finally say a clear yes to electromobility

New cars sold in the EU after 2035 are to have zero tailpipe emissions. It is the electric cars only that meet the zero-emission criterion. The shift to electric vehicles will be what will help the Czech Republic maintain a stable position in the automotive value chain in the long term. Our research fellow Michal Hrubý wrote an article for Hospodářské noviny about the future of electromobility and the automotive industry in the Czech Republic.

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Czech interests in the EU: MEPs support a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars. What would the expected arrival of electric cars mean for the Czech Rep

The European Parliament votes to gradually tighten CO2 emissions for cars and trucks. Our research fellow Michal Hrubý gave an interview for the Czech Interests in the EU portal about the future of the car industry in the Czech Republic. How do Czech citizens feel about electric and hydrogen cars?

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Seznamzpravy.cz: A blow to the Czech car industry? MEPs approve end to internal combustion engines

In connection with the approval of the proposal to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines after 2035, Michal Hruby's commentary for the Seznam Zprávy news website is an optimistic view of the future that awaits us with electric cars.

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REPORT: Fair and Sustainable Future of Transport and Buildings

Our researcher Tatiana Mindekova wrote a report from the debate, which focused on a fair and sustainable future of transport and buildings. The debate took a closer look at the ETS legislative proposal, its possible extension and the redistribution of funding in this area.

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National Convention on the EU: Conclusions and implementation of the outcomes of the Conference on the Future of Europe

The head of our Brussels Office Žiga Faktor has prepared a background paper on the Conclusions and Implementation of the Outcomes of the Conference on the Future of Europe. In it, he answers three questions: How to get more attention from citizens and the media for the conclusions of the Conference? How to ensure successful implementation of the outcomes of the CoFoE? Is it appropriate to use some aspects of the Conference after its conclusion?

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Seznam Zprávy: Czechs are happy to be in the EU, but for the young Czechs Chexit is unthinkable

Our research fellow Vít Havelka commented for Seznam Zprávy. In the article, Vít Havelka mentions the future Czech EU Presidency and the possibility of Ukraine becoming a member of the European Union. The article also includes the results of a survey conducted by the platform Výzkumník Seznam.

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ČRo Evropa Plus: Affordable dental care and other ideas. How do Europeans imagine the Union in the forthcoming years?

Our researcher Zuzana Stuchlíková was speaking in the ČRo Evropa plus program about the Conference on the Future of Europe. What will the European Union look like in the coming years?

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INVITATION: Fair and sustainable future of transport and buildings: Outlook for the Czech Presidency

We would like to invite you to a roundtable on "Fair and sustainable future of transport and buildings: Outlook for the Czech Presidency" on 24 May 2022 at 2 pm via the ZOOM platform. The event is organised by Centre for Transport and Energy and EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

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BLOG: The Militarization of Europe: Three Reasons the EU’s Defense Strategy Changed

Jakub Ferenčík wrote a blog on the topic: The Militarization of Europe: Three Reasons the EU’s Defense Strategy Changed. In his blog, he writes for example about three reasons why the EU defence strategy has changed or the militarisation of Europe and the future of deterrence.

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Café Evropa in the regions: the future of forests in Vysočina - have we learned from the bark beetle calamity?

We would like to invite you to a debate within the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "The future of forests in Vysočina - have we learned from the bark beetle calamity?". The debate will take place in person, in the Painted Hall, Museum of Vysočina Jihlava and will also be available to watch online on Facebook. Is the situation really so scary and what does the future hold for the forests of the Vysočina region? What is the current state of forest cover in different parts of the Vysočina region? What circumstances and causes have led to the current state - and which ones are man's fault? What are the consequences of the disaster for nature, wildlife and humans? Can any positives be found in the whole situation? Will our relationship with forests and landscapes change in the future?

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