Euractiv: Debate on synthetic fuels for cars is nonsense, the fundamental question is elsewhere

The future of cars with exhausts is stirring Europe. That is why Czech Transport Minister Martin Kupka (ODS) went to Strasbourg to discuss the promotion of "realistic" rules. He is partly right. However, in the fight for synthetic fuels, which has been launched by the Germans, realism is clearly on the side of a proposal that has long been on the table. And whose future is now being threatened by Kupka and co. The commentary was written by our senior researcher Vít Havelka.

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iDNES: Major reform of emission allowances coming, will make fuel and coal more expensive

Against all odds, the EU is sticking to its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050. The next step is a major reform of emission allowances, tentatively agreed by EU Council and European Parliament negotiators just before Christmas. Emissions trading (ETS) will also apply to buildings and road transport from 2027. Our Senior Researcher Kateřina Davidová commented on this issue for iDNES.

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Ekonews: Industry will continue to receive part of its emission allowances for free. New allowances for transport and buildings will fall on the people

The European Union's system for trading the emission allowances that polluters receive or buy to produce greenhouse gases will change. NGOs believe the shift will again benefit industry. Our senior researcher Katerina Davidova commented on the issue for Ekonews.

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oEnergetice: Six months of the Czech Presidency have seen progress in the European energy sector

On the occasion of the conference "How did the Czech Republic turn green during the European Presidency?" our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová commented on the progress of the EU's climate policy and energy transformation, as well as emission-free transport.

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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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Job Offer: Research Fellow in Green Europe Programme

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy is looking for a Research Fellow in Green Europe Programme. For more information, including requirements, please see the attached PDF.

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Background Study | Minerals and Metals for the energy transition

On Thursday 8 September 2022, a briefing was held under the leadership of the European Climate Foundation and with the support of EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, entitled: "Do we have enough minerals and metals to achieve energy transition and electromobility?". The briefing also produced a short background study on Minerals and Metals for Energy Transition.

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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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CEENERGYNEWS | E-mobility, an opportunity for CEE: regional associations sign joint declaration

An article summarising the conference was published in the framework of the conference E-mobility: the Opportunity for Central Eastern Europe. An important milestone of the conference was the signing of a declaration by the leaders of the Czech Platform for Electromobility, the Polish Alternative Fuels Association and the Slovak Electric Vehicle Association.

Show more | 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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