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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.

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INHERIT is an 18-partner research project about defining effective inter-sectoral policies that promote better health and greater well-being across social gradients by looking at key environmental stressors and related inequalities in the areas of living, moving and consuming.

Financial support:

European Commissin, Horizon 2020

Project duration:

2016–2019

Coordinator of the project in CUEC

Mgr. Milan Ščasný, Ph.D.

Project description

INHERIT is an 18-partner research project about defining effective inter-sectoral policies that promote better health and greater well-being across social gradients by looking at key environmental stressors and related inequalities in the areas of living, moving and consuming.

INHERIT aims to identify and promote linkages that support greater inter-sectoral cooperation in order to address health, equity and environmental issues in a comprehensive and positive scenario-oriented manner for a more sustainable future.

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INHERIT receives funding under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 667364. INHERIT was launched in January 2016 and will run for four years until December 2019. It is coordinated by EuroHealthNet.

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Our recent publications

Steve Harris,  Jan WeinzettelAndrea BiganoAlbin Källmén "Low carbon cities in 2050? GHG emissions of European cities using production-based and consumption-based emission accounting methodsJournal of Cleaner ProductionVolume 248, 1 March 2020, 119206, available on-line here 

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

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