Student activities: Blog, Essay Competition and More

As education is central to the mission of the Chair, our team has launched several efforts to encourage students’ involvement in sustainable development and climate outside of their courses.

The Chair’s Team offers the following exciting student activities:

  • Students Blog @ the Chair 
  • Original Student Challenges
  • Student-led podcast (please visit our podcasts section to listen to the episodes!)

More information on our activities will be shared here regularly.

23 January 2024

‘Feast or Famine’ Podcast Series –Episode 3, Interview with Dr Hilal Elver

Food Systems Series – Episode 3.   “Human Rights and Food Systems,” with Dr Hilal Elver, Former Special Rapporteur on the […]
12 January 2024

‘Feast or Famine’ Podcast Series – Episode 2, Interview with Edward Davey

The series This short series of video interviews with experts in food and agriculture explores key ideas and concepts at […]
9 January 2024

COP28 & sustainable food systems: on the agenda now, on the table soon?

By Harriet Klepper, delegate at the COP28 for Young European Leadership (YEL). Food is not only an integral part of […]
5 January 2024

How to address the Externalities of the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism in Serbia

By Elisabeth Friedrich This essay is the First Prize winner of the Fall 2023 Chair’s Essay Competition on the topic […]
30 November 2023

‘Feast or Famine’ Podcast Series – Episode 1, Interview with Dr Agnes Kalibata

The series This short series of video interviews with experts in food and agriculture explores key ideas and concepts at […]
13 September 2023

The ESCO Market in Italy and Germany; Overview and Areas of Improvement

By Melani Skenderi For the last decades in Europe, energy services and ESCOs have been considered cost-effective, market-based solutions to […]
13 September 2023

Non-Monetary Biases in Energy Efficiency Investments: A Review of Empirical Findings

By Giulio Nicoletti Energy efficiency is a crucial element of the European Green Deal and the European decarbonisation objectives. (Delivering […]
13 September 2023

How to tackle energy efficiency in transport?

By Ximena Bénard-Tertrais The global transport sector consumes about a quarter of the world’s energy. In the European Union (EU), […]
13 September 2023

Underlining framework to support competitiveness in industry via energy efficiency: Highlighting India’s Performance, Achieve, Trade (PAT) scheme 

By Su Min Park Energy efficiency in the industry sector can bring substantial benefits on top of energy cost savings […]
13 September 2023

Increasing the commercial viability of district heating systems

By Markus Bencsits District heating (DH) and district heating systems (DHSs) are widely considered as an effective way to reduce […]