Climate change in Hungary

The impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent in Hungary, and within this mainly in certain regions (for example, the Great Plain). Parallel with global shifts in the climate, clear changes can also be detected in Hungary’s temperature and rainfall data. Over the past three decades (1975-2004), the daytime maximum temperature has climbed 2-3

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Quo vadis, Hungary?

Frequent extreme weather events – Repeated hot summers – Ever shorter autumn and spring – Frequent droughts – Semi-desertification – Less but more intensive rainfall – Storms, hailstorms – Localized flooding, mudslides – Frequent floods – Strengthening winds – Increased frost damage and substantial loss of produce – Switchback to drought- and heat-resistant plants – Decreased water-intensive species – Reduced apricot harvest and expanding fig harvest – Changing variant types in viniculture – Earlier blossoming – Later migratory birds – Appearance of

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EU environmental protection policy

Few people know that in the Member States of the European Union, virtually all the environmental protection regulations are established and decided on at EU level. The jointly established legal regulations are either directly implemented or rulings of the national parliaments transpose them into the legislative systems of the given countries. If we consider this

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We water what we eat

Let’s assume that if till now a household consumed 100 litres of water per day, then in 14 years’ time, in 2029, we can drink, bathe and water plants with only 60 litres a day, or at least this is the conclusion a report called UN World Water Development comes to. The Earth’s accessible water

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