With the beginning of January, Spain handed over the rotating presidency of the European Union to Belgium. It is now time to assess the main achievements of the previous presidency, examine the priorities set by Belgium, and look ahead to the expected challenges of the upcoming Hungarian presidency.
As 2023 is ending, it is time to look back at our achievements of the year. In 2023 we were also working hard to address climate change and other urgent green policy issues in a balanced, honest and non-partisan manner, based on scientifically sound information.
The 28th Climate Conference of the Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has concluded in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We will now discuss our opinion on whether the results of the climate conference can truly be considered a historic success.
Germany, Europe’s economic powerhouse and as a global leader in exports and imports, Germany’s influential roles in international organizations underscore its pivotal global responsibilities, such as the implemetation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The focus on SDG7, which emphasizes Affordable and Clean Energy, has gained momentum due to the dual challenges of a swift post-pandemic economic recovery and the ongoing Ukraine conflict.
Recent coverage of Spain in the international press has been mainly focused on its national parliamentary elections. However, there’s more to be interested in, as the country has taken over the rotating presidency of the European Union as of July 1st. This is particularly intriguing for Hungary since it marks the beginning of an 18-month presidency trio involving Spain, Belgium, and Hungary. What can we expect in terms of green policies in the program that culminates in Hungary’s presidency in 2024?
Hungary’s First Climate Neutrality Progress Report attempts to objectively present various emission trends, thereby informing decision-makers and, in a broader sense, the entire society.
As 2022 has ended, it is time to look back at our achievements of the year. In 2022 we were also working hard to address climate change and other urgent green policy issues in a balanced, honest and non-partisan manner, based on scientifically sound information. We...
Although it has been around for decades, climate goals gave a new momentum for hydrogen technology that enjoys renewed and rapidly growing attention worldwide. Due to its versatility, hydrogen has been described by many as the Holy Grail of decarbonisation. Harnessing...
Legally binding reduction targets for member states should be the unequivocal starting point of making EU laws fit for new EU climate targets. Based on a new distribution formula, national targets should continue until climate neutrality is achieved in 2050.
Our participation at the “Making the European Green Deal Work – Road Map for the Visegrád Countries until 2030” event
The European Union has set itself the goal of being climate neutral by 2050. The European Green Deal describes a comprehensive transformation plan to a climate-neutral society. This also includes more ambitious climate targets by 2030. What does the European Green Deal mean for Hungary and the Visegrád Group?
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