Community-proofing the EU’s energy system by rebalancing roles and resources

How local energy ownership can contribute to a just and secure energy transition? This is especially important now that the EU's dependence on imported energy sources and the implications of this on energy prices have become even more visible in light of the energy crisis. Join the discussion during European Sustainable Energy Week.



Decarbonisation as a cure for energy poverty: What next for the Social Climate Fund

Energy prices are extremely high and citizens and businesses are struggling to pay their bills.
At the same time, the EU is negotiating the creation of the new Social Climate Fund under the
Czech Presidency. CDE with EUROPEUM organize a discussion on how to set the rules so that the system is effective, fair, and socially sensitive.


Methane Webinar with James Turrito

We invite you to a webinar with James Turrito from the Clean Air Task Force, who has been mapping methane leaks from gas infrastructure in the EU, including the Czech Republic. The event will take place on 31 August 2022 at 2pm online on Zoom.


Good practices of local climate & energy action

We would like to invite you to the discussion. Within the LIFE Unify project, Focus is organizing an event on local energy & climate action. The event will discuss best practices of local climate & energy action across Europe.


Fair and Sustainable Future of Transport and Buildings: Outlook for the Czech Presidency

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.





Facts in Context: Emission Allowances seminar

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.


Workshop: Gender-balanced communication in Czech language

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.

Registration is now closed.

Online Expert Exchange: Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package

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.


Workshop: Cultivating Just Transition in Central and Eastern Europe

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.


Online discussion: Engaging Cities in Climate Solutions

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?

You will learn how to prepare your city or municipality for the impacts of climate change as well as how municipalities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Multi-Stakeholder Online Workshop: Making Climate Action Happen

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.


Working together for greener Czechia

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.


Online roundtable: Czechia and Slovakia first response: National perceptions of 2030 target and implications for recovery policy

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.


Media briefing: Just Transition of Energy Sector

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.


Online roundtable: V4 Climate policies vis-à-vis updated climate targets

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.


Press conference: The empty words of Czech climate politics

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.

It will be possible to watch the event live on the Facebook pages of the CDE and the Climate Coalition.

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