September 29, 2014
Michael LaBelle, assistant professor at CEU Business School and in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy comments on how Hungary and Russia have come to a mutually beneficial arrangement regarding gas storage. http://www.cnbc.com/id/102035580
September 26, 2014
In this Energy Post article, CEU Assistant Professor Michael LaBelle "says gas security has 'dramatically improved' and that the EU is far less vulnerable than in the past." http://www.energypost.eu/winter-gas-supply-crunch-europe-unlikely-experts-say/
September 23, 2014
We are generally used to hearing positive things about conservation efforts and wildlife preservation. But imagine a four-ton elephant ramming through an electric fence and trampling your crops or a lion on the hunt for your cattle. These are very real issues for people who live on and work the land surrounding the 2-million hectare, world-renowned Kruger National Park (KNP) in South Africa.
September 20, 2014
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.
September 14, 2014
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.
August 29, 2014
Three CEU graduates visited Moscow to implement an environmental activism skill building workshop that focused on developing strategies for encouraging sustainable transitions in universities and communities. In its second consecutive year, this summer's three-day workshop from August 19-22 was titled “A Green University: Start with Separating the Waste.”
August 28, 2014
CEU Assistant Professor Michael LaBelle comments on the shale gas situation in Poland in this article that focuses on European dependence on Russian gas. http://www.naturalgaseurope.com/aftermath-of-ukraine-crisis-shale-europe
August 4, 2014
Video of Mariann Molnar on Studying for a PhD in Environmental Sciences and Policy
July 28, 2014
The rapid development of shale gas in the U.S. is prompting other countries to develop their own shale gas resources. From June 2–3, CEU professors Andreas Goldthau and Michael LaBelle presented their research on Bulgaria’s ban on shale gas at the World Bank Institute in Washington D.C. The invited audience assembled for the World Bank Institute Learning Symposium on Governance of Unconventional Gas: Exploring How to Deliver Transparent Benefits in Non-OECD Countries.
July 22, 2014
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.