As 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.
In the framework of the project MOSUR and TAČR projects “Analysis and support for participatory decision-making processes aimed at regional sustainable development strategies through the use of actor analysis methodology” (2014‑2015); and “Use of regional sustainable development case studies in higher education and for the creation of Open Educational Resources” has our Center published the book "Exploring regional sustainable development issues. Using the case study approach in higher education". Book was edited by Andrew Barton and Jana Dlouhá. It brings together a total of seven regional sustainable development case studies that have been used as teaching materials for e-learning courses at the Charles University Environment Center in Prague, Czech Republic, and which form a part of its open education resources. Full text of the book is available here.
ECHA commissioned a service contract to examine the economic benefits of avoiding selected adverse human health outcomes due to exposure to chemicals. Three original surveys were conducted in four Member States (Italy, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, and the Netherlands) with the aim of obtaining representative (average) EU-wide estimates.
The Center was originally established as a small unit whose goal was inspirational, initiating and coordinating activities in pedagogic and research processes in the environmental field at Charles University. After more than 20 years the Center grew into an extensive team with more than 20 employees concentrated in three different departments. Its current status no longer corresponded to the wide range of activities it engages in, either in the research field or in fulfilling study programmes, and it was for this reason that an organisational change to a university institute was made.
New research project which aim is to identify the link between environmental problems and their drivers.
New project, which aims to build a complete analysis of material flows for 22 materials.
The aim of this research project is to identify the link between human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) and final consumption of goods and services.
New project on research mobility "Economic Modeling for Climate - Energy Policy"
Analysis of regulation environmental impacts and prediction of Czech energy sector development – Pan-Europaen dynamic model TIMES
Limited-term study and scientific internship options at the Charles University Environment Center ...
Syrovátka, M., & Hák, T. (2015). Measuring Rich-Country Policies Toward the Global Environment: A Critical Analysis of the Environmental Component of the Commitment to Development Index. The Journal of Environment & Development, 24(1), 105-128. - abstrakt článku/article abstract
Hák, T., Janoušková, S., Whitby, A., Abdallah, S., & Kovanda, J. (2015). Indicator Policy Factsheets: A Knowledge Brokerage Tool. Sustainability, 7(3), 3414-34 - plný text článku/full text of the article
West, J., Schandl, H., Krausmann, F., Kovanda, J., & Hak, T. (2014). Patterns of change in material use and material efficiency in the successor states of the former Soviet Union. Ecological Economics, 105, 211-219 - plný text článku/full text of the article
Ščasný M., Zvěřinová I. (2014) Stated preference study to examine the economic value of benefits of avoiding selected adverse human health outcomes due to exposure to chemicals in the European Union. Service contract for the European Chemicals Agency No. ECHA/2011/123 FD7. Final Report Part II:Fertility and Developmental Toxicity. Odkaz na článek/full text of the article
Zvěřinová I., Ščasný M., Kyselá E. (2014) What Influences Public Acceptance of the Current Policies to Reduce GHG Emissions? WP2 Deliverable 2.5. Prague, Charles University Environment Center. odkaz na článek/full text of the article
Weinzettel J., Steen-Olsen K., Hertwich E.G., Borucke M., Galli A. (2014) Ecological footprint of nations: Comparison of process analysis, and standard and hybrid multiregional input–output analysis.Ecological Economics, vol. 101, May 2014, pp. 115–126 Odkaz na článek/full text of the article
Máca, V., Melichar, J. (2013). Health Benefits of the Low Emission Zone Introduction in Prague City Centre. Transactions on Transport Sciences, 6(1), pp. 1-72. Odkaz na článek/Full text of the article
Schoer, K., Wood, R., Arto, I., Weinzettel, J., 2013. Estimating raw material equivalents on a macro-level: Comparison of multi-regional input-output analysis and hybrid LCI-IO. Environmental Science and Technology 47, 14282-14289.
Přístup k článku lze zdarma získat po registraci / Access to the article can be obtained free of charge after registration zde
Alberini, A., Ščasný, M. (2013), Exploring heterogeneity in the value of a statistical life: Cause of death v. risk perceptions. Ecological Economics 94 (2013) 143-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2013.07.012. Odkaz na článek/Full text of the article
Urban, J., & Máca, V. (2013). Linking Traffic Noise, Noise Annoyance and Life Satisfaction: A Case Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10, 1895–1915. Odkaz na článek/Full text of the article
Máca, V., Melichar, J., Ščasný, M. (2012). Internalization of External Costs of Energy Generation in Central and Eastern European Countries. J ENVIRON DEV , 21(2), 181-197 Plný text článku/ Full text of the article
Urban, J., Ščasný, M. (2012), Exploring domestic energy-saving: The role of environmental concern and background variables. ENERG POLICY 47 (2012) 69–80 Plný text článku/ Full text of the article
Charles University in Prague
José Martího 407/2
160 00 Praha 6
tel.: +420 220 199 460