April 19, 2021
Thanks to pressure from civil society, several harmful investments in highways and gas infrastructure were taken out of the Czech recovery plan, pushing it towards more of a green recovery. Still, an almost complete lack of allocations for biodiversity and several questionable climate measures set the plan back.
December 3, 2020
In October, the Commission a comprehensive assessment of all NECPs that were submitted by Member States earlier in the year. The plans should outline the pathway to achieving the EU’s collective goal of a 40 per cent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels) by increasing the share of renewables and improving energy efficiency.
October 22, 2020
Prague’s share of a multi-billion euro ‘just transition fund’ (JTF) to mitigate social upheaval as coal-dependent regions move to cleaner forms of energy could end up in the hands of business magnates and energy firms, CEE Bankwatch Network has warned following Czech media reports.