Alumna Jessica Jewell elected to the Young Academy of Sweden

May 31, 2022

Jessica Jewell, who completed an MS (2009) and PhD (2013) at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy has been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden.

Keeping the World’s Environment under Review: An Intellectual History of the Global Environment Outlook - Book launch with Laszlo Pinter on 1 June, 2022 in Stockholm

May 22, 2022

Join us for a hybrid event to launch a book with an inside account of the evolution of the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) from its earliest days.  
Zoom link

Link to the recording of the event

CEU Interdepartmental Dialogues on Climate Change at the World Wide Teach-In on Climate solutions and Climate Justice event

April 28, 2022

Central European University, Vienna successfully completed World Wide Teach-In on Climate solutions and Climate Justice on 31st March last month. The event was a part of Open Society University Network’s collaboration with Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College, USA for their Solve Climate 2030 project. 4 master’s students from the Environmental Sciences department of CEU participated in planning and organizing the event with advisor Dora Almassy.

44 participants and 7 speakers from different departments including Cognitive sciences, Economics and Business, Gender Studies, Legal Studies, International Relations, History, Mathematics and Its Applications besides Environmental Sciences, from and beyond CEU, joined the event onsite and online. The event was kicked off with opening remarks from the head of CEU’s Environmental Sciences and Policy Professor Laszlo Pinter followed by the Keynote Speech from the President and Rector of the University, Ms. Shalini Randeria.

The interdepartmental dialogue that aimed for a cross-campus faculty engagement in CEU resulted in a highly stimulating conversation on diverse topics such as Climate refugees, climate justice and law, Global change-weather extremes, circular mitigation interventions-nutrients recovery and reuse, demand-side solutions and well-being through improvement in energy efficiency, food security, the role of Universities during Climate Crisis, as well as careers in sustainability. The participants also indulged in exercises to express their doubts and ideas on the key issues surrounding Climate Crisis.

Let us continue to engage in meaningful conversations on Climate Change Impacts, Climate Justice and Climate Solutions to drive and inspire positive changes!

Dr. Chatterjee's lecture at the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center's TDD on Low Carbon Cities flagship program

March 21, 2022
Dr. Souran Chatterjee was invited to deliver a keynote framing lecture by the World Bank, in their World Bank Technical Deep Dive (TDD) on Low Carbon Cities programme. His lecture was focused on how cities can tackle climate change, pandemic and economic crisis. 

Winners of the Collaborating for Rural Sustainability (CORUSUS) internship call were announced

March 15, 2022

The OSUN CORUSUS project is strengthening teaching, learning and research by cultivating cooperation to address the sustainability of rural livelihoods in South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, and Lebanon, whilst bolstering the sharing of knowledge and experience between faculty and students of partner institutions. It aims to facilitate student exchange to promote inter-disciplinary and cross-contextual co-learning including targeted internship funding for CEU’s MESPOM program.