The Czech prime minister says it is necessary to deal with the issue of climate change rationally, not to combat it in the manner of a fanatical religion. Andrej Babiš is due to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York next week. Speaking in Prague on Tuesday, he said the Czech Republic was committed to net-zero carbon emissions. However, related economic changes need to be effective in terms of cost and fair when it comes to sharing the burden among states, he said.
Mr. Babiš told MPs at a conference at the Czech lower house that there was no need to exaggerate the issue by saying climate change would mean people wouldn’t have children or would become vegetarians. He reiterated that the Czech Republic regards nuclear power as the way forward.
Olga Lomová: Western misconceptions could let China export much of its system and ultimately contribute to our enslavement
Hitler no ‘gentleman’, but court rules Czech state need not apologize for president’s claim Ferdinand Peroutka said so
Bertha von Suttner – Prague-born peace campaigner whose ideas on cooperation and disarmament continue to have lasting effect
Forgotten Czech net bag makes a comeback
Iconic Czech brands that survived competition from the West after the fall of communism
Communist party official shocks nation ahead of freedom celebrations
Cold War “king of Šumava” story brought to life in new film by Irish director
Unions: Strike Wednesday will hit most Czech schools