iDNES.cz: Will the EU find a common solution to the energy crisis?

The current price stability of the gas market does not mean the end of problems with possible shortages. The European Commission has therefore prepared a series of measures to stabilise the market and ensure that there will be plenty of gas next year. Our senior research fellow Kateřina Davidová commented on what measures are on the table and how individual countries will respond to the crisis.

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Institut moderní politiky ISTAR: Energy over Gold

Expensive energy. Where is the problem? Solutions not only at European level. Our researcher Michal Hrubý spoke at a conference on energy organised by the Institute of Modern Politics ISTAR.

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ČRo Radiožurnál: Who is to blame for expensive energy? Germany's influence is being demonised, says analyst

At an emergency meeting of EU ministers called by the Czech Republic, ministers came up with proposals on how to tackle rising energy prices in the EU. The meeting was an important demonstration of European unity, says our senior research fellow Kateřina Davidová. At the same time, Davidová points to the overestimated and often demonised impact of Germany's nuclear exit on the energy situation.

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E15.cz: Europe's disconnection from Russian energy as a signal

Our research fellow Michal Hrubý commented for E15.cz on the preparation of the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions. Michal Hrubý sees the situation as a clear signal to promote nuclear energy and renewable sources, while the extraction of own raw materials will be inevitable.

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Aktuálně.cz: How to reduce dependence on Russia: Europe and others tackle gas, oil and coal cuts

Our researcher, Kateřina Davidová, commented for Aktuálně.cz on the latest package of sanctions against Russia by the European Union. According to her, the biggest impact on the Russian economy would be the restriction or ban on the purchase of mineral resources from the largest European customers or even from the whole European union. The best alternative to these energies would be to switch to renewable energy sources, says Kateřina Davidová.

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Report: EU – Pacific Talks: H2 – Hydrogen Hype

David Plhák wrote a report from the EU - Pacific Talks debate on: H2 - Hydrogen Hype. The debate outlined the current state of the hydrogen economy and its role in the EU, Czech Republic and Japan's efforts to achieve climate neutrality and reduce energy dependence on hydrogen.

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Report: EU – Pacific Talks: H2 – Hydrogen Hype

David Plhák napsal report z debaty EU - Pacific Talks na téma: H2 – Hydrogen Hype. Debata nastínila současný stav vodíkového hospodářství a jeho roli v úsilí o klimatickou neutralitu a snižování energetické závislosti na vodíku EU, Česka a Japonska.

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Policy Paper: Time to Redefine the Terms and Conditions of the Transatlantic Relationship? – 2021 Transatlantic Policy Forum in Review

On November 18-19, 2021, the fourth edition of the Transatlantic Policy Forum took place. It was hosted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the International Republican Institute (IRI), supported by the International Visegrad Fund, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The aim of this Policy Paper is to provide a summary and analysis of the discussions that took place, while respecting the Chatham House rule and thus preserving the anonymity of the participants. This analysis aims to highlight and elaborate on the main findings of the participants.

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EU MONITOR: Geothermal energy and the Visegrad group

Tatiana Mindeková wrote EU MONITOR about the importance of, often neglected, geothermal energy in the decarbonization process. She explains how geothermal energy works, what its advantages are, and, conversely, what challenges it brings. She also addresses the usage of geothermal energy in the Visegrad countries.

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INVITATION: EU-PACIFIC Talks: EU – Japan Strategic dialogue: climate change cooperation as a pathway to the future

We would like to invite you to the third of six debates in the EU-PACIFIC Talks series. The debate will take place online on Wednesday 1 December at 18:00 and you can watch the online stream on our Facebook page.

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