Joining CNN’s “Call to Earth” initiative, the Hungarian environmental association Clean Air Action Group (CAAG) is also actively drawing attention to the seriousness of the changes caused by humanity on our planet. Humanity has already pushed one million animal species to the brink of extinction, has been devastating our oceans, and has caused a climate crisis, and it is also gravely endangering its own survival. Due to air pollution, 13,000 people die prematurely every year in Hungary...
The Clean Air Action Group has launched a campaign called "Measure with us!", in which they encourage the public to buy an air quality measuring device. Their aim is to make air pollution as basic information as daily temperature.More
EU Member States, including Hungary, are working in many ways to prevent an impending climate catastrophe. The key in this endeavor is to stop the loading of the atmosphere with greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide. The measures and regulations for the reduction must be as fitting to the source of the various emissions as much as possible.More
The Clean Air Action Group has sent a letter to more than 200 mayors, summarising in eleven points what they can do to reduce municipal waste incineration. This extremely harmful and illegal activity is widely practiced in our country.More
A proposal has been developed and sent to the Minister of Agriculture (responsible also for the environment) by the Clean Air Action Group (CAAG) to allow municipalities to limit residential burning of solid fuels through national legislation. At the same time, CAAG also calls the government to facilitate the transition to less-polluting heating methods, especially in municipalities that introduce these restrictions.More
The Hungarian government is set to spend over 51 billion Euro, but forgets to consult with stakeholders
Mintegy 19 ezer milliárd forintról – ez Magyarország 2019. évi GDP-jének 40 százaléka – dől most el, hogy milyen célok és prioritások mentén költi el a magyar állam. Ekkora összeghez jut ugyanis Magyarország az Európai Unió 2021-2027 közötti költségvetéséből és a koronavírus-járványhoz kapcsolódó helyreállítási csomagból összesen. A források felhasználásának kötelező eleme az érintett társadalmi...More
In the European Green Deal, the European Commission raised the possibility of including road transport in the European Emissions Trading Scheme. The suggestion has provoked serious criticism from environmental organizations. However, the system will be introduced in Germany from 2021. Bernadett Szabó, an economist and volunteer of the Clean Air Action Group, expressed her professional opinion on this topic. The German government introduced a...More