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What is CU Environment Centre

The Charles University Environment centre, was founded as a part of Charles University in 1992. It conducts environmental research and provides environmental expertise and information for students, university staff and for the general public. The centre collaborates with parliamentary bodies, state administration, non-government organizations and many academic and research institutions both locally and abroad. CUEC consists of the three units: sustainable development indicators, environmental economics, and education and information for sustainable development.

Read more about us.

adaptace na zmenu- klimatu povodne01As part of the project Support of information exchange and education about the impact of climate change and adaptation measures on national and regional level donated by the EEA Grants and Norway Grants a website Adaptation to climate change which should help to raise awareness of general public and preparedness of public administration to implement meaningful adaptation measures in the Czech Republic and Facebook profile have been launched.

A competition for The best adaptation measures of the year which is held under the auspices of the Ministry of the environment of the Czech Republic was also launched. The evaluation committee is composed of representatives of the Ministry of the environment, Charles University – Environment Centre, Centre for Transport and Energy, the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Integra Consulting, Masaryk University and Green Circle.

Adaptation projects helping to protect property, to save climate change impact costs and also protecting the environment could be submitted for the competition.

Project proposals should be submitted by 15th October 2015. The application form and more information about the competition can be found at www.regio-adaptace.cz.

Our recent publications

Kiuila, O., Markandya, A., Ščasny, M. (2019), Taxing Air Pollutants and Carbon Individually or Jointly: Results from a CGE Model Enriched by an Emission Abatement Sector. Economic System Research, 31:1, 21-43. Permanent link

Alberini, A., Khymych, O., Ščasný, M. (2019), Response to Extreme Energy Price Changes: Evidence from UkraineThe Energy Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1: 189-212. Permanent link.

Kyselá, E., Ščasný, M., Zvěřinová, I. (2019), Analysing attitudes to climate change mitigation policies. Climate Policy, 19:7, 878-892 Permanent link.

Alberini, A., Ščasný, M. (2018), The Benefits of Avoiding Cancer (or Dying from Cancer): Evidence from a Four-country Study. Journal of Health Economics 57: 249-262 Permanent link.

Alberini, A., Ščasný, M., Bigano, A. (2018), Policy- v. Individual Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation: Evidence from a Stated-Preference Survey. Energy Policy 121: 565-575. Permanent link.

van der Vliet, N., Staatsen, B., Kruize, H., Morris, G., Costongs, C., Bell, R., Marques, S., Taylor, T., Quiroga, S., Martinez, P., Máca, V., Ščasný, M., Zvěřinová, I., Tozija, F., Gjorgjev, D., Arild Espnes, G., Schuit, J. (2018), The INHERIT model: a tool to jointly improve health, environmental sustainability and health equity through behavior and lifestyle change. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 1435; Permanent link

Mach, R., Weinzettel, J., Ščasný, M. (2018), Environmental impact of household consumption: Hybrid input-output analysis linked to household consumption data. Ecological Economics 149, 62-73.; Permanent link

Rečka, L., Ščasný, M. (2018), Brown coal and nuclear energy deployment: Effects on fuel-mix, carbon targets, and external costs in the Czech Republic up to 2050Fuel 216494–502.; Permanent link

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