http://www.greenfo.hu/hirek/2014/12/14/szekszard-is-reszese-az-eu-legatfogobb-klimakutatasanak - During the week of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, international climate change experts visited Hungary, to introduce the newest climate change research project of the EU.
Hungarian commercial television program TV2 News interviewed Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor in the department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, about the benefits of energy efficiency. “As a result of energy efficiency, more profit will be left with the families, more money will remain in their pocket after paying the energy bills, and we will also be much healthier. More jobs will be created, energy scarcity will cease to exist, and these investments will have a lot of other benefits as well,” said the expert.
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Hungarian magazine for educators Magyar Iskola reports: Magonc Foundation, engaged in environmental education, organized an extraordinary camp this fall for youngsters from three countries. The solutions presented there can be adopted by teachers as well. The professional part of the camp consisted of introducing best practices and community solutions regarding Budapest as a big city, in the framework of which the participants could become acquainted with the Szimpla Farmers’ Market, the Szatyor community initiative and the sustainability action group at CentralEuropeanUniversity.
http://www.metropol.hu/mellekletek/lakoter/cikk/1255446 - Hungarian news portal metropol.hu carries an interview with CEU Alumna Kristin Faurest (HIST ‘97), landscape architect and jury member of the MOL Green Belt Program Committee. The interview discusses the significance of green surfaces and community gardens.
The interview was also published in the daily Metropol-Budapest (11.19.2014., pp.22-23, Kristin Faurest: A kozossegi kert jo mindenkinek).
http://www.nlcafe.hu/ezvan/20141021/urge-vorsatz-diana-csalad-nobel-dij/ - Hungarian women's news portal nlcafe.hu interview with Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz of CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy about her life as an internationally renowned scientist and mother of seven.
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http://www.prherald.hu/2014/09/jovo-nelkul-hova-megyunk/ - Hungarian news portal prherald.hu reports: What would you miss from those things that might disappear from our country as a result of the climate change? That is the question posed to everyone by the activist team at the weekend climate march. The march, organized as the Hungarian “affiliate” event of the global initiative called “People’s Climate Mobilization,” calls attention to the most imminent problem of our days and encourages awareness.
http://mno.hu/tudomany/uveghazhatas-nagy-baj-lesz-ha-nem-lepunk-azonnal-1247566 - Hungarian news portal mno.hu interviewed Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy about the most recent report of the IPCC, and what the findings of this report exactly mean for Hungary.
http://www.alternativenergia.hu/mennyi-legyen-a-nagy-europai-rezsicsokkentes/68643 - Hungarian news portal alternativenergia.hu reports: There is a contradiction between the energy efficiency objectives of European Commission experts and those of the next President of the EU preparatory body, Jean-Claude Juncker. Energy efficiency costs a lot of money, considering the hundreds of thousands of buildings to be insulated in the EU or the number of places where public lighting should be modernized...
http://www.origo.hu/kornyezet/20140716-energiahatekonysag-cel-2030-europai-unio-mennyi-legyen-a-nagy-europai-rezsicsokkentes.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu reports: There is a contradiction between the energy efficiency objectives of the experts of the European Commission and Jean-Claude Juncker, the next President of the EU preparatory body.
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1021124-nincs-kozos-energiapolitika/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu reports: Central European countries are at the mercy of their gas providing company, Gazprom, and there can be no change expected until the introduction of a unified European energy policy, citing the CEU roundtable on the implications of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on Central and Eastern Europe’s gas supply, organized by the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) in cooperation with the Department of Environmental Sciences...