End-of-life management of the automotive industry and the opportunities for Czechia

After three successful projects focusing on the decarbonization of the Czech automotive industry, the Green Europe team of EUROPEUM in collaboration with the Institute of Circular Economy (INCIEN) is broadening its focus and taking a more circular approach. This project will focus on better lifecycle and end-of-life management of materials used in vehicles and batteries. The collaboration will be split into two research areas:

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Respekt | It is absurd that states continue to subsidise fossil fuels and create a distorted market

In a podcast from the weekly magazine Respekt our senior researcher Kateřina Davidová evaluated the ongoing UN COP28 conference in Dubai and discussed the paradoxical subsidization of fossil fuels in the Czech Republic and the search for a socially just transition to renewable energies.

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Op-Ed | Subsidised fossil fuels are a major obstacle to solving the climate crisis. The Czech Republic and the world must confront it

One of the biggest obstacles to solving the climate crisis is fossil fuel subsidies. However, they have not received much attention in the Czech Republic. An Op-Ed on this topic was written by our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová.

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E15 | The much-criticised UN climate summit begins in Dubai. Organisers want to sell oil at the summit

The 28th UN Climate Summit, or COP28, kicks off in Dubai on Thursday. EUROPEUM Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová commented on the summit's direction.

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Hospodářské noviny | The Czech Republic and the world must stop subsidising fossil fuels. Otherwise we will not solve the climate crisis

One of the biggest obstacles to solving the climate crisis is fossil fuel subsidies. However, they have not received much attention in the Czech Republic. Our senior researcher Kateřina Davidová wrote an article on this topic.

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Deník N | Climate change and the upcoming European elections

Climate change is an important topic that is increasingly appearing in various narratives in Czech political discourse. Our researcher Klára Votavová writes about environmental issues and the subsequent political response in her new commentary for Deník N, where she presents findings from the RevivEU project.

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INVITATION | TAPF: Taking Stock of Transatlantic Relations

We would like to invite you to an event titled "Taking Stock of Transatlantic Relations", organized by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, the Atlantic Council, and the American Embassy in Prague as part of the Transatlantic Policy Forum conference. The discussion will take place on Thursday, 2. November at 15:00 in the American Centre in Prague.

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TV Nova | Commentary on President Petr Pavel's speech to MEPs

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, added a commentary to President Petr Pavel's speech to MEPs on key topics of Czech foreign policy.

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RevivEU

RevivEU project, carried out by four leading institutions in the V4 countries, looks at the needs, concerns and fears of the V4 citizens in four various EU-related topics. It does so through both quantitative and qualitative research of citizens´ attitudes towards climate change, migration, covid-19 and the rule of law. It also analyses the governmental policies in these four main areas and how the communication of these policies is framed in the public discourse.

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EURACTIV: European cities face heatwaves. How are they combating it and what can the Czech Republic learn?

Cities in southern and western Europe are adapting to summer heatwaves. What measures are they taking to protect their citizens? In an article for EURACTIV, EUROPEUM Institute Associate Katarína Svitková describes the situation.

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