September 26, 2017
At a time when the world may already have entered its sixth mass extinction, in this instance triggered by human induced climate change, cropland expansion, deforestation, and over-exploitation of wildlife and other resources, it is more urgent than ever that humans and wildlife learn to co-exist. Brandon Anthony, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, co-leads the research and teaching field “Sustainable Management of Socio-ecological S
September 11, 2017
CEU Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz will co-chair the next meeting of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) delegates in Edmonton (Canada) in March 2018. (scroll down) http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/09/10/news/un-climate-panel-put-human-behaviour-under-microscope
August 7, 2017
Academia Europaea’s Council announced the election of Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) as member of the academy at its meeting on September 4, 2017.
July 3, 2017
Three CEU programs have been awarded the prestigious status of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD). The European Union’s Erasmus Mundus program aims to make studying in Europe more attractive for students from around the world by supporting outstanding joint programs in areas where Europe excels.
May 3, 2017
For energy transition to succeed, it's not enough to be viable on a technological and economic level, it must also be politically feasible, panelists concluded at a university-wide seminar held April 27 as part of the Intellectual Themes Initiative at CEU.
March 6, 2017
http://nrgreport.com/cikk/2017/03/06/a-technologia-fejlesztesek-nelkul-nincs-energiahatekonysag - Hungarian news portal nrgreport.com interviewed Michael LaBelle, assistant professor at the CEU Business School and the CEU Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy about the energy policies of Central European countries, and how clever energy technologies differ in the East and West. The first part of the interview.
March 3, 2017
My Environmental Sciences and Policy Department at CEU is one of the premiere research and teaching departments in its field in Europe, but CEU’s commitment to the environment is visible not just at the departmental level but as a whole university. As a signatory to the COPERNICUS University Charter for Sustainable Development, CEU has its own Sustainable Development Policy. The new green buildings are examples of this promise in action.
February 22, 2017
Sandeep Pai, a student in the MSc in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) program, received the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for his investigative journalism work uncovering high-level corruption in India. Sandeep used Right to Information requests to find out how Indian MPs used their influence to persuade public sector undertakings (PSUs) to fund publications, organizations and events associated with the politicians.
February 18, 2017
http://termekmix.hu/magazin/32-kereskedelem/3177-rohamosan-fejlodo-e-kereskedelem-megoldas-lehet-e-a-kornyezeti-problemakra - Hungarian news portal termekmix.hu asked Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy for expert commentary on e-commerce and sustainability.
February 13, 2017
Hungarian Klub Radio interviewed Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy about a recent research regarding how human activity affects climate change. Klub Radio (2.13.2017. Klimavaltozas)