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Hungary’s Historic Drought is Only a Prelude

Aug 19, 2022

Hungary is battling the worst drought in more than a century. Agricultural losses run into the billions of forints and experts warn that in the absence of focused measures, the country is set to become a forest-steppe by the end of the century. No special research is necessary to see that Hungary is currently on […]

Hungary’s Goal of Carbon Neutrality May Be an Economic Blessing

Jun 10, 2022

Despite significant costs, achieving the climate target of zero emissions by 2050 may prove a competitive advantage for Hungary, according to a recent study by McKinsey. The analysis outlines a path that will have a clear positive impact not only on climate protection objectives, but also on economic growth, job creation, energy independence and Hungary's […]

Hungarians Split Over the Results of Green Transition

Mar 22, 2022

52% Hungarians believe policies to tackle climate change will remove more jobs than they create; 52% think climate policies will worsen their quality of life and 51% of them believe climate policies will slow down economic growth. These are some of the results from the latest release of the 2021-2022 Climate Survey conducted in September […]

Most Hungarians Support Addressing Climate Emergency

Nov 16, 2021

67% of Hungarians are in favor of stricter government measures that impose changes on people’s behaviour (three points higher than last year) to address climate emergency, according to the 2021-2022 Climate Survey, commissioned by the European Investment Bank (EIB), that explores people’s views on climate change in a rapidly changing world. The vast majority of […]

Green Recommendations by the National Bank of Hungary

Apr 24, 2021

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has published its new supervisory recommendation for credit institutions on climate-related and environmental risks. The aim of the recommendation is to raise awareness among Hungarian banks and to improve their preparedness for climate-related and environmental risks as well as for the related new regulatory challenges. The document, applicable from […]

Saudi Green Initiative

Mar 30, 2021

The Saudi Green Initiative and The Middle East Green Initiative that are to be launched soon aim to chart a path for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the region in protecting the planet, by clearly defining an ambitious road map that rallies the region and significantly contributes to achieving global targets in confronting climate […]

Regional Cooperation and Action is Needed

Nov 30, 2020

The circular economy involves a number of tools and complex systems for making the food supply more sustainable, which is one of the most effective things we can do to tackle climate change and rebuild biodiversity. The recently held third Circular Economy Summit focused on food and biodiversity and provided a number of corporate and […]

Increasing Fruit Prices Adversely Affect Hungarians

Aug 4, 2020

A recent survey shows that half of the population in Hungary could afford to purchase less fruit this year than in the first half of 2019. There are several reasons: tis year was unfavorable for Hungarian fruit production in all respects, while the crisis situation caused by the coronavirus epidemic put the Hungarians in a […]

Participants of the Climate March Budapest demonstration throw leaves into the Danube from Szabadság Bridge | Zoltán Balogh / MTI

Climate March in Budapest

Nov 29, 2015

Thousands of people have gathered in the Hungarian capital this Sunday for the demonstration 'Climate March Budapest' ahead of the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change held in Paris between November 30 and December 11.

Hungarian President János Áder speaking before Hungarian Parliament on October 20 | Attila Kovács / MTI

Hungarian President on climate issues in Parliament

Oct 20, 2014

Hungarian President János Áder spoke before the agenda this Monday at the plenary session of Hungarian Parliament. He gave account to the national assembly about his participation at the UN climate conference organized in New York City last month.

ArcticNet | Gérald Darnis

Arctic Vision

A photo exhibition entitled 'Arctic Vision' will be opening on Feb 2 at the Hungarian Natural History Museum. Presented by the Canadian Embassy in Budapest, the exhibition will show images of the International Polar Year.

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