Policy Paper: Green Transformation: reconfiguration of consumption in Norway and the Czech Republic in a more sustainable direction

Our research fellow Vít Havelka wrote a Policy Paper as a part of the project Green Transformation: Sustainable Consumption and European Single Market policies supported by the Norway Grants in the Czech Republic. In this paper, he compares and identifies knowledge gaps between Czech and Norwegian consumers. He gives an overview of the present situation in both countries, including possible research gaps and describes the unique national contexts and experiences.

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RECOMMENDATION: National Convention on the EU: Sustainable mobility in the context of the "Fit for 55" package

The latest National Convention on the EU took place on the 15th of October 2021. Here is a summary of the basic points discussed at the Convention. The recommendation was prepared by Michal Hrubý.

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INVITATION: Prague Climate Talks: COP26: What can we expect?

We would like to invite you to the Prague Climate Talks debate, organized by the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM together with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague and under the auspices of the United Nations Czech Republic. The media partner of the project is Deník N. On Tuesday October 5th, we will focus on COP26: What can we expect? The event will take place from 17:00 to 18:30 online on our Facebook.

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blog.aktuálně.cz - Why not to be afraid of electromobility

Michal Hrubý and Katharine Klačanský have written a blog for Aktuálně.cz in which they discuss the advantages and disadvantages of electromobility or the fact that the Czech Republic must shift into a higher gear in the transition to electromobility.

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Policy Paper: China vs. US: The Green Energy Race

In her policy paper, Katharine Klačanský, Research Fellow at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, discusses the role of climate in geopolitics and provides an overview of the Chinese and American green investment plan and its implications for the future of fossil fuels.

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Is climate litigation paving the way for a more effective and fair climate governance?

Charlotte Bufano has published a blog post that focuses on the topic of climate change in relation to governments and their policies.

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Info.cz: Proposal to charge for emissions in transport and heating provokes contradictory reactions

Our researcher Kateřina Davidová commented for Info.cz on the new "Fit for 55" package of proposals on climate and energy challenges. In the article, the researcher explains what plans the EU has to reduce emissions or how the market for emission allowances will change.

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POLICY REPORT: The perspectives of the Czech automotive industry's decarbonization

Our Research Fellow Michal Hrubý examines the current state of the Czech automotive industry and its possible decarbonisation in connection with emissions. He divides his recommendations into five points - bolster green investments, financial incentives are the change-drivers, boost charging infrastructure, support the corporate BEVs fleet market and a ban on ICEVs is not the solution per se.

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REPORT: Online Expert Exchange: Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package

On May 20th 2021, Think Visegrad Platform organised a closed roundtable entitled “Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package”. The meeting was conducted online and was held under the Chatham House rules. The debate focused on the Central and Eastern European countries’ perceptions of the EU 2030 climate targets, establishing at least 55% emissions cut compared to 1990 levels, and the challenges the V4 countries will face when implementing this new target.

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POLICY PAPER: What to expect from the new climate and energy package Fit for 55?

In another Policy Paper, this time from Lucie Vinařská, who has long been dealing with the Czech Republic's approach to environmental protection in the EU, we present a new climate and energy package called Fit for 55, which aims to virtually reduce emissions to 55% compared to 1990.

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