Green Policy Center

Central European Climate & Sustainability Think Tank. Analyses, Consulting, Green Solutions.

The Green Policy Center is a Hungarian climate policy think tank

that was established to address climate change

and other urgent green policy issues in a balanced,

honest and non-partisan manner, based on

scientifically sound information.

Recent publications

Technical consultations with political undertones – assessment of the 2022 UN Bonn Climate Conference

Technical consultations with political undertones – assessment of the 2022 UN Bonn Climate Conference

Although the recent UN Bonn Climate Change Conference was to be held at a technical level, the negotiating parties were unable to circumvent the major political issues of emissions reduction, financing, and loss and damage. Thus, although serious discussions have taken place, the incoming Czech EU Council Presidency will have ample tasks on its hands, because negotiations need to shift to a higher pace during the autumn in order to respond to the urgency required by climate change. An on-site analysis of the outcomes of the conference by the Green Policy Center.

Ukraine’s accelerated EU accession from a green perspective

Ukraine’s accelerated EU accession from a green perspective

The Russo-Ukrainian war has created a political opportunity for Ukraine to gain admission to the European Union through an accelerated procedure, in contrast to the decades old practice of the past. Apart from the political, economic and security aspects of this situation, our present analysis reviews the climate policy aspects of a possible accession, examining whether the country is adequately prepared for it.

The effects of climate change on the German parliamentary elections – discussion with Wiebke Winter, member of the National board of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany

The effects of climate change on the German parliamentary elections – discussion with Wiebke Winter, member of the National board of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany

The 2021 German elections has shown that being conservative means conserving the values of our planet, so people still want to vote for conservative parties while taking a stand on climate protection, said Wiebke Winter, board member of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and co-founder of Klima Union during the KLíMA – Green Policy Minutes podcast.

Finnovation Conference on Circular and Low-Carbon Economy

Finnovation Conference on Circular and Low-Carbon Economy

The Finnish Institute in Hungary, FinnAgora and Green Policy Center will organize the Finnovation Conference on Circular and Low-Carbon Economy on Friday, 3 December from 9-12 online. The purpose of the event is to provide a concise picture of the challenges and solutions related to climate change.

“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up? This question not only concerns the environment in isolation; the issue cannot be approached piecemeal. (…) Why are we here? What is the goal of our work and all our efforts? What need does the earth have of us? (…) Unless we struggle with these deeper issues” – says the Pope, “I do not believe that our concern for ecology will produce significant results.” Laudato Si’ Encyclical Letter

 

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