Special Issue of Energy Efficiency journal published

3CSEP director Diana Ürge-Vorsatz has edited, along with co-editor Bert Metz, a special issue of the prestigious scientific journal Energy Efficiency. Entitled "Energy Efficiency: How Far Does It Get Us In Controlling Climate Change?", this Special Issue is appearing in two volumes. The first volume has already been published as the May 2009 issue of Energy Efficiency.

Presentation by Canadian climate change expert Danny Harvey

The Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy had the pleasure to host a public lecture by internationally renowned Canadian climate change expert Danny Harvey from the University of Toronto on April 23, 2009.

The highly acclaimed talk highlighted some of the latest scientific evidence and observations indicating that global warming poses a grave threat to human well-being and ecosystems throughout the world. The speaker then proceeded to outline strategies for achieving deep (70-80%) reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over the next few decades.

Diana Ürge-Vorsatz awarded as Hungary's role model

Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has been chosen as one of Hungary's role models by Pannon Példakép (Role Model) Foundation.

On March 17, 2009, the foundation awarded three role model prizes for outstanding achievements in the fields of Hungarian science, culture and art to Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, energy efficiency researcher, László Gőz, Hungari