In July 2021, the European Commission proposed an extension of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to new sectors, namely road transport and buildings. To tackle the social impacts of the new climate policy, which is of primary concern to CEE countries, the EC also proposed to set up a new Social Climate Fund funded by the new ETS revenues. The Czech Presidency will play a key role in negotiating the final version of the policy.
We invite you to a Facts in Context: Emission Allowances seminar organised by Facts on Climate organisation. The event will take place on 23rd June 2021 at 11 am for journalists and other professionals and až 6 pm for broad public. The seminar will be hosted by Tomáš Protivínský from Facts on Climate and Kateřina Davidová form Centre for Transport and Energy.
We invite you to a workshop with linguist Mgr. Jana Valdrova, PhD., during which we will focus on working in the climate movement and learn how to identify problematic habits of expression as well as how to use different tools to increase linguistic creativity.
On May 20th 2021, Think Visegrad Platform, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and Center for Transport and Energy organised a closed roundtable entitled “Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package”. The meeting was held under the Chatham House rules. See the report by clicking on the button.
On May 18th and 19th 2021, join others who are striving for fossil-free societies where no one is left behind.
Learn from successes and failures of inspiring just transition projects, take part in workshops on participation and vision-building for coal regions and much more. Embrace the experience of the climate community from Central and Eastern Europe.
We will debate what meaningful things Czech municipalities and cities can do about climate change. What local people can ask for. How to get started with energy transformation at the local level and where to get the money for all this?
Financing climate and clean energy strategies and measures through Recovery and Resilience Plans and Cohesion Policy programming in Central and Eastern Europe.
At the workshop, we will be looking at how EU funding from the Recovery and Resilience Facility, Cohesion Policy funds and the Just Transition Fund can deliver on the higher climate ambition and what role National Energy and Climate Plans play in the process. The workshop also provides opportunities for multilateral exchange on the experiences and best practices on climate integration in accordant EU funds spending plans.
We kindly invite organisations and institutions implementing EUKI projects in Czechia to an online networking event. It will take place on 3rd December 2020 (from 9.45 till 13.30) via Zoom. Apart from opening words in English, the event will be in Czech.
The aim of the event is to provide a space to get to know each other, to share experiences from EUKI projects in Czechia and to build a network among the implementers. The event will enable us to discuss future policy challenges, find synergies between the EUKI projects and promote a joint approach to climate policy issues. Please see the speakers bios and agenda in the file attached.
On November 12th 2020, an online roundtable titled “Czechia and Slovakia first response: National perceptions of 2030 target and implications for recovery policy” was organised by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Centre for Transport and Energy and Globsec, in cooperation with the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU. See the report by clicking on the button.
The Center for Transport and Energy and the European Climate Foundation would like to invite you to a seminar for journalists on a fair transition towards a sustainable society and carbon-neutral energy. After two centuries, a transformation is coming in which the world and its leaders the European Union want to switch coal for renewable resources which do not destroy the climate. And the main idea of a just transformation is clear: to create as many winners and a minimum losers as possible this time.
Think Visegrad Platform, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and Centre for Transport and Energy organized a closed roundtable “V4 Climate policies vis- à-vis updated climate targets”. The meeting was conducted online due to the current situation over Covid-19 pandemic and it was held under the Chatham House rules.
Joint press conference of the Social Watch, the Climate Coalition and the Center for Transport and Energy. The short conference will take place on Wednesday September 30 2020 at the Scout Institute Old Town Square in Prague. Starts at 10:00 and the representatives of the organizations will present three new documents reviewing the Czech Republic's climate policy and its implementation.