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Při sledování pouze českých médií by se mohlo zdát, že Evropská zelená dohoda je odepsaná, budoucnost evropské ekonomiky leží v jádru, uhlí a spalovacích motorech a dosažení klimatické neutrality do roku 2050 už nikdo nevěří. Realita je ale zcela odlišná. Napříč Evropskou unií se stále častěji a hlasitěji ozývají hlasy pro zachování zelených cílů a… » read more

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Hungary, as every other EU Member State, has declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the similarities stop here; the Hungarian government’s emergency measures revolve around a new act, which would allow Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to rule by a decree, without any sunset clause and without any parliament oversight, essentially… » read more

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China, where COVID-19, the virus that is currently paralysing almost all states in the world, first appeared, is now recovering. The virus‘ first appearance was reported on December 31 2019 by Chinese officials in Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei region. According to the Chinese government, the state succeeded in taking control over the virus‘… » read more

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With less than a month away, Poland’s presidential elections are still scheduled for May 10th despite the current COVID–19 crisis that has paralyzed the country and world. Poland has ignored warnings to postpone like other European nations including Serbia, North Macedonia, and Romania, who have heeded international caution by pushing back elections to later dates.… » read more

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The new European Commission’s cardinal goal has been the promotion of a sustainable Europe through the introduction of the European Green Deal. However, the current world-wide COVID-19 crisis could potentially have a strong impact on environmental policies, EU’s effort to promote climate neutrality, and the willingness of some Member States to maintain the climate ambitions… » read more

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In the age of information, acquiring information is easy. Whether it comes to information on science, history, mechanics or more menial things, a person can have all of that just by pressing the screen of their phone at any time. If the library of Alexandria was one of the wonders of the world, the internet… » read more

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As the first presidential term of Donald Trump entered its last year, tensions are running high in the Democratic Party over who will face the incumbent in the November elections. Only few weeks into the primary elections, it is becoming clear that the predictions of a two-horse race between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden had… » read more

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Vztahy Evropské unie a Turecka jsou dlouhodobě diskutovaným tématem. Turecko je pro Evropu strategickým partnerem, ať už obchodním, tak i politickým a geografickým. Vzhledem k tomu, že Turecko tvoří předěl mezi zeměmi Středního východu, které jsou politicky méně stabilní, a zeměmi Evropy, je otázka jeho integrace do evropských struktur politicky významná. Ve světle událostí z… » read more

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Climate change is one of the most serious issues affecting the world today. Extreme weather conditions, such as drought, heat waves, flood and heavy rain are becoming more frequent not only on the other side of the world, but also in Europe. The planet is suffering from other consequences, like rising sea levels and loss… » read more

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Since March 2011, the Syrian civil war officially began, families have suffered under a brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, torn the nation apart. Because of the civil war, around 12 million people in the country need humanitarian assistance. About 6.7 million Syrians are now refugees, and another 6.2 million people… » read more

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