July 24, 2015
The International Scientific Conference “Our Common Future under Climate Change” took place at UNESCO and UPMC (Paris) from July 7-10. The four-day conference was the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the 21st UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21), which will be hosted by France in December 2015 (“Paris Climat 2015”). Building on the results of IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5), the Conference addressed key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change.
June 30, 2015
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
April 3, 2015
CEU Assistant Professor Viktor Lagutov, head of the Environmental Systems Laboratory at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, has recently been appointed the facilitator of the Eye on Water Security Special Initiative. This appointment coincides with the UN’s World Water Day, a worldwide event showcasing the importance of this vital resource.
March 20, 2015
Students are familiar with course and professor evaluations but some might not have had the opportunity to give mid-course feedback that could improve their learning experience. CEU Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy Tamara Steger wanted to see what kind of difference it could make, so she applied for and won a CEU Teaching Development Grant and is working on the project in consultation with the University's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).
March 10, 2015
Viktor Lagutov, head of the Environmental Systems Laboratory at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, has been appointed Chair of the Eye on Environmental Education Special Initiative, one of the programs of the Eye on Earth Community.
February 9, 2015
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.
January 27, 2015
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.
January 26, 2015
Video of Margarita Balmaceda on Energy and State-Building
January 19, 2015
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.
October 21, 2014
Video of CEU Sustainability Festival 2014