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What's Coming for Buildings in the EU?

The European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and its recast was the topic of a public lecture by Dr. Gergana Miladinova of the European Commission on "What's Coming for Buildings in the EU?" on June 18, 2009. The lecture was hosted by the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy.

Gergana Miladinova, a recent PhD graduate of CEU in environmental sciences and policy, has been working as a policy officer at the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport of the European Commission for the past two years.

Challenge Europe climate advocates present Climate Office

On April 29, 2009, the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy hosted an exciting presentation by the Hungarian "Challenge Europe" team, a group of young climate advocates.

In the framework of the "Low Carbon Futures - Challenge Europe" program, groups of young influencers aged 18-35, many of them students, are working in several European countries as climate advocates.

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.

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.

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