U.S. Ambassador to Hungary Colleen Bell opened a climate change event at CEU Feb. 2, introducing Andrew Gillespie of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Gillespie said science backs up the fact that humans have adversely affected the climate and that the changes are happening at a rapid and alarming pace.
MESPOM, a European Commission-supported Erasmus Mundus Masters program in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by CEU, three other leading European universities and two North American universities, turns 10 years old this year. Aleh Cherp, professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and MESPOM Consortium coordinator recalls how MESPOM started out 10 years ago as one of the first Erasmus Mundus (EM) Masters programs.
http://hvg.hu/enesacegem/20150119_ne_hidd_hogy_kicsit_is_latom_a_jovot - Hungarian news portal hvg.hu reports: Gabor Bertenyi (ENVS ‘08), one of the members of the team setting up Budapest’s first and best-known ruin bar Szimpla Kert, started a news business called “Házikó.” The venture focuses on delivering high-quality sandwiches from local farmers.