Environmentalist leader wins Budapest mayoral election

Karácsony Gergely, from the Green Dialogue for Hungary Party, was elected mayor of Budapest on Sunday in a blow to the ruling nationalist Fidesz party. Budapest’s newly-elected mayor has promised to transform the Hungarian capital into a “green and socially just” city in a major blow to Viktor Orbán’s right-wing nationalist government. Gergely Karácsony, 44, […]

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$1 bn to counter climate movement

Nearly a one billion dollars a year is flowing into the organized to climate change countermovement. The overwhelming majority of climate scientists, international governmental bodies, relevant research institutes and scientific societies are in unison in saying that climate change is real, that it’s a problem, and that we should probably do something about it now, […]

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3 min film competition! Reduce disaster damage

Independent Desk: tve biomovies has just launched a new video competition in partnership with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) which focuses on how to build schools, hospitals, roads and other key infrastructure to withstand the damage caused by tsunamis. The competition will coincide with World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November and […]

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