Discussion seminar: 20 20 BY 2020 EUROPE’S CLIMATE CHANGE OPPORTUNITY

Date and venue 14 May 2008, Charles University - Carolinum

The aim of the seminar is to open a discussion on benefits and costs of the long-term EU climate protection strategy and on the Czech Republic position. The contributors will be the experts from academic institutions as well as representants of Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of the Environment. The discussion should enable to present different views and economic impact forecasts

9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Ivan Wilhelm, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Head of Czech section of Czech-Austrian Energy Expert Group, Deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sports
9:45 – 10:30 The EU proposal in the context of climate change issue (download)
Prof. František Janouch
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
10:30- 11:00 Economic context of 20 20 by 2020 package (download)
Prof. Stefan Schleicher
University of Graz
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Positions of Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Industry and Trade of Czech republic (download)
Vladimír Vlk
Director of the Department of Sustainable Energy Production and Transportation, Ministry of the Environment
Ladislav Pazdera
Director of the Department of Electricity Sector, Ministry of Industry and Trade
12:30 – 13:30 Discussion
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