E15: EU ministers will be discussing the energy crisis. Gas price caps are not expected

An emergency meeting of EU ministers will be held today to discuss the dramatic rise in energy prices. The gas price cap is unlikely to happen, but other proposals are expected to be approved. Our research fellow Michal Hrubý commented on the situation.

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ČRo: Giorgia Meloni is very likely to become Italy's new Prime Minister

As expected, Italians chose the right in the early elections. According to commentators, the winner of the election is clearly the Brothers of Italy party, whose leader Giorga Meloni has already announced that she is ready to govern. Our research associate Alexandr Lagazzi also analysed this topic for Český rozhlas.

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RTV: Italy's elections are won by a right-wing bloc

The winner of the Italian elections is now clear, where will the change come? Who is Giorgia Meloni? What can Italians expect from the new government? And how has this election been affected by the war in Ukraine and the looming energy crisis? Our research associate Alexandre Lagazzi commented on these questions and the election results.

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Kam pak?: The EU throws money at us and we don't use it, says an expert on climate and energy

Energy and climate crisis, rising electricity prices. Is the European Union taking sufficient and correct steps in this energy situation? In podcast Kam pak? our senior researcher Kateřina Davidová commented on the current situation and the future. In the podcast, they discussed the current rising energy prices, the green transformation and different approaches to sustainability.

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European Green Deal: Mapping Perceptions in Central and Eastern Europe

EUROPEUM is one of the partners of the project led by The International Republican Institute (IRI) under the Beacon project, which aims to monitor how the European Green Deal is perceived in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria.

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Reflex: At home in a sweater and fleece jacket? A common thing in Spain or Portugal

In an article for Reflex, Michal Hrubý, our researcher and energy expert, commented on the so-called Iberian Way, which is being followed by Portugal and Spain in the field of energy. By capping gas prices, both countries have managed to achieve that - in simple terms - an extremely high gas price does not affect the price of electricity. However, there are pitfalls to this, which our expert has just commented on.

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Týdeník Euro: The far-right and populists are coming to power in Italy

Due to the premature fall of Draghi's government, Italians will go to the polls on Sunday 25 September. At stake, among other things, is how Rome will deal with the €200 billion covid bailout. Our research associate Alexandre Lagazzi has commented on the current situation.

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iRozhlas: EU energy milestones: covid, green alternative, Russian attack and the search for consensus

iROZHLAS has prepared an overview of the energy measures discussed by the European Union in the context of the energy crisis. The review shows that the EU's securing of the energy market is not in line with the actions taken by national states. This inconsistency was also commented on by our researcher Michal Hrubý, who pointed to the need to proceed to a comprehensive solution at the level of the European Commission.

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INVITATION | Café Evropa online: Gas supply and reserves for Europe - will we have enough supplies to warm us in the winter?

We would like to invite you to an online debate as part of the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "Gas supply and reserves for Europe - will we have enough supplies to warm us in the winter?" The debate will take place on Thursday 22 September at 18:00 online on our Facebook.

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ČTK: Analyst: The main motive of the EC chief's speech was support for Ukraine

In an article by the Czech News Agency (ČTK), two of our experts - Kateřina Davidová and Jana Juzová - comment on the speech of the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. Davidová evaluated mainly the content of the speech concerning energy, while Juzová focused on the issue of strengthening democracy on the European continent and the EU's enlargement towards the Western Balkans.

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