February 6, 2015
Science backs up the fact that humans have adversely affected the climate and that the changes are happening at a rapid and alarming pace. Dr. Andrew Gillespie of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spoke at CEU on "Climate Change and its impact on Forests in Europe and North America," at a Feb. 2 lecture, co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy of Budapest.
February 5, 2015
http://www.metropol.hu/mellekletek/metropolzold/cikk/1281844 - Hungarian news portal metropol.hu interviewed Andrew Gillespie, Associate Director at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory, in connection with his public lecture delivered at CEU on February 2 entitled ”Climate Change and its Impact on Forests in Europe and North America.” CEU President and Rector John Shattuck gave opening remarks, while U.S.
February 3, 2015
http://www.edupress.hu/hirek/index.php?HirID=32309&pid=egycikk - Hungarian educational news portal edupress.hu reports: In line with CEU’s strategic sustainability goals, the U.S.
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 24, 2015
Hungarian women’s magazine’s special edition, Sikeres Nok Top 50, lists Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz from CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy in the top 50 list of the most successful Hungarians. She has been teaching at CEU since 1996, and is an active member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which in 2007 shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Albert Arnold Gore Jr. In 2008 she was awarded the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic in the Hungarian Parliament. She is the mother of seven children.
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.
January 8, 2015
http://vs.hu/versus/mire-lesz-jo-ha-zold-a-koztarsasagi-elnok/urge-vorsatz-diana-tragedia-a-zoldombudsman-hivatalanak-felszamolasa-0108 - Hungarian news portal vs.hu reports: According to Diane Urge-Vorsatz, professor in CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, director of CEU’s Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) and coordinating lead author in the U.N.
December 14, 2014
http://www.greenfo.hu/hirek/2014/12/14/szekszard-is-reszese-az-eu-legatfogobb-klimakutatasanak - During the week of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, international climate change experts visited Hungary, to introduce the newest climate change research project of the EU.
November 19, 2014
Hungarian commercial television program TV2 News interviewed Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor in the department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, about the benefits of energy efficiency. “As a result of energy efficiency, more profit will be left with the families, more money will remain in their pocket after paying the energy bills, and we will also be much healthier. More jobs will be created, energy scarcity will cease to exist, and these investments will have a lot of other benefits as well,” said the expert. Other items of Hungarian coverage: