June 30, 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum has emerged as a major international conference where policies and ideas are shared between governments, business, civil society and academia.
June 14, 2016
CEU Professor of Environmental Studies and Policy Diana Urge-Vorsatz participated in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum 2016 “Productive Economies, Inclusive Societies” that took place May 31 and June 1 in Paris.
June 7, 2016
Reducing energy imports and mitigating climate change are often portrayed as complementary, but new CEU-led research shows that ambitious policies to reduce energy imports would have little impact on climate change and energy imports would not bring significant climate benefits.
May 20, 2016
Professor Aleh Cherp of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU dispels a popular misconception that it was Fukushima’s nuclear disaster that forced Japan to develop renewable energy in a recent letter entitled Energy policy: Renewables targeted before Fukushima, published in scientific journal Nature.
May 17, 2016
Savannah Carr-Wilson and Sandeep, MESPOM master’s students in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, are currently writing a book, entitled the Fossil Fuel Curse. They plan to conduct research in India and Canada this summer and turn their findings into a unique non-fiction book that will bring global attention to the impact fossil fuel extraction has on communities in India and Canada, and what will happen to these communities when the world makes a transition to renewable energy.
December 1, 2015
Savannah Carr-Wilson (MESPOM ‘17) has co-authored a report, entitled “Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the sustainability of British Columbia’s new water law,” analyzing the potential of Canada’s new water law: the Water Sustainability Act.
November 16, 2015
CEU alumna Yuliya Voytenko (ENVSCI PhD ‘07) has been granted SEK 3 million from FORMAS (the Swedish Research Council) for a 3-year research project, entitled Sharing and the City (2016-2018). Voytenko is currently a researcher at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), a MESPOM Consortium partner.
November 16, 2015
The master’s degree program offered by the MESPOM Consortium of Central European University (Hungary), Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Monterey Institute for International Studies (USA), and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada), ranked 55 under the category ‘Best Masters for Sustainable Development and Environmental Management Worldwide’ by Eduniversal Group on Best-Masters.com.
October 12, 2015
Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor in CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) has been elected vice chair of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the the UN body tasked with assessing climate science.
September 6, 2015
CEU alumnus Sergio Tirado, who received a PhD in Environmental Sciences and Policy in 2013, writes in the Huffington Post about the extraordinary efforts of Hungarian volunteers during the refugee crisis. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sergio-tirado/in-hungary-civil-society-_b_8084782.html