Politics / Energy and Environment

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7th July 2017 / Politics / Energy and Environment


Ch.Webel/University of New York in Prague: The climate change battle heats up

On June 1, Donald Trump declared that the United States was officially withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, following through on a campaign promise and defying fellow world leaders and many others who had pleaded with him for the US to remain a party to the pact. Trump’s move has already provoked a sharp backlash from the rest of the world, and it could prove to be a major setback for international efforts to avert drastic global warming.
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14th July 2015 / Politics / Energy and Environment


Politics:Euractiv.cz: Visegrad Group cooperation in areas of energy, e-government

Read comments of the Visegrad Group Members of the European Parliament on possible cooperation of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in the area of energy and Energy Union. E-government in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia is underdeveloped, compared with the EU28 average. Th...
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20th March 2015 / Politics / Energy and Environment


Politics: European Council endorses Energy Union

At the regular European Council held in Brussels on 19 and 20 March, the EU presidents and prime ministers endorsed the Commission´s Energy Union project. It also urged all relevant EU institutions to work on the elements of the strategy and report back to the leaders before the end of this year. Th...
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1st November 2014 / Politics / Energy and Environment


Politics: European Council decides on 2030 climate framework

On 23 and 24 October, EU heads of state and government met in Brussels to hold a meeting of the European Council. The principal point of the agenda was the 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework. Following months of tough negotiations, the leaders agreed on 4 targets to be achieved by 2030: at lea...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic