EURACTIV.SK | Decarbonising road transport: what will power cars and trucks?

Our research fellow Michal Hrubý was one of the panelists in the discussion on decarbonisation of road transport. Transport is the only sector of the European economy where carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise. Road transport accounts for almost three quarters of total transport emissions.

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EUKI Report | Industrial decarbonisation policies in the EU

This report, written by Tatiana Mindekova, is the first part of the future publication for our project “Decarbonization of the Industrial Sector: Sustainable finance as an opportunity?“, which is funded by the European Climate Initiative. It offers an overview of the key climate policies of the European Union, with special attention paid to the heavy industry sector.

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Energie bez emisí: The decline of fossil fuels is clear, the biggest challenge is to solve raw material dependence

Our researcher Michal Hrubý was a guest on the Energy Without Emissions podcast. He answers questions on issues such as current energy prices and their possible future development, what impact climate change will have on industry, what is the state's strategy or how the state is approaching the situation.

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Deník N: The new emission standard will not make cars more expensive. Tightening rules would increase popularity of used cars, says expert

Euro 7 - a proposal for a new emissions standard presented last week by the European Commission. Our researcher Michal Hrubý commented on the standard concerning internal combustion engines in an interview for Deník N. In the interview you can find out how the standard will affect the price of cars or what developments we can expect on the car market.

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INVITATION: Decarbonisation as a cure for energy poverty: What next for the Social Climate Fund

We would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion on "Decarbonisation as a cure for energy poverty: What next for the Social Climate Fund" on 25th October 2022, 13:30 - 15:00, online on Zoom. The event is organised by the Centre for Transport and Energy and EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

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EURACTIV.cz | Battery-powered cars will be normal in 10 years' time, prices will fall, say analysts

On the occasion of the conference E-mobility: the Opportunity for Central Eastern Europe, a podcast has been created with our senior researcher Kateřina Davidová and researcher Michal Hrubý as guests. For example, they answer the following questions: Where does Europe stand with the development of electromobility today? Where to find the money for electrification?

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E-mobility: An OPPORTUNITY for Central-Eastern Europe

We would like to invite you to a conference on the occasion of the Czech EU Presidency on the topic: E-mobility: an OPPORTUNITY for Central-Eastern Europe. The conference will take place on 17th October 2022, 13:00 - 16:00 at the European House, Jungmannova 745/24, Prague & online.

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iDnes.cz | The negotiations on Euro 7 are approaching. Will they put a stop to internal combustion cars in 2025?

Our researcher Michal Hrubý commented for the news portal iDnes.cz on the long-awaited Euro 7 emission standard. In his commentary, he mentions the circumstances of its negotiation and talks about its potential entry into force.

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RTVS: Some EU countries are returning to coal energy

The return of coal as a source of electricity production is a direct consequence of the Russian aggression in Ukraine. The resumption of coal-fired power stations in Europe means an increase in harmful emissions, jeopardizing the EU's climate targets. EUROPEUM Institute researcher Kateřina Davidová spoke in detail about the energy crisis in Europe, the measures that Brussels is taking to prevent countries from turning to sources of electricity such as coal, and the compensatory measures taken by member states.

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České zájmy v EU: Analysis: EU member states send a clear signal to industry with their decision on car emissions. The Czech Republic can profit from it

Michal Hrubý, the research fellow at EUROPEUM, is co-author of an analysis of a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the automotive industry published on the Czech Interests in the EU portal.

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