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Climate champions to be: health of the planet is a top priority for kids

The health of the planet is a top priority for kids who also want to be part of the solution to one of the biggest challenges they will continue to face in their lifetimes, according to a study conducted by Cartoon Network.

Is climate change the single most serious problem facing the world? Not for Bulgarians

A new Eurobarometer survey has shown that European citizens believe climate change is the single most serious problem facing the world. But numbers are not the same in all Member States.

Get inspired by Latvia’s energy heritage: the exposition of the Latvenergo’s Energy Museum has opened its doors to visitors

At the end of June, the exposition of the Energy Museum of Latvenergo has opened its doors to visitors in Ķegums, with interactive possibilities for studying the history and development of the energy sector.

Your Netflix habit has a smaller carbon footprint than previously thought

Streaming your favourite one hour-long TV show is the environmental equivalent of popping four bags of popcorn in the microwave, or driving 250 metres in your petrol car, according to a recently published whitepaper from climate group Carbon Trust.

When principles turn into actions: joint community action for environmental protection in Hungary

Environmental protection and a sustainable future can only be achieved if individuals living side by side combine their efforts and act jointly. That is exactly what happened on World Environment Day with volunteers from the Dunamenti Power Plant.

Bathing water quality in Europe remains high

The annual Bathing Water report shows that almost 83% of Europe’s bathing water sites met the European Union’s most stringent 'excellent' water quality standards.

Commission provides guidance for harmonised application of Single-Use Plastic rules

The European Commission has provided guidance on the EU rules on single-use plastics and adopted an Implementing Decision on the monitoring and reporting of fishing gear placed on the market and waste fishing gear collected. However, NGOs are calling to suspend the standardisation request process for plastics recycling.

UNESCO urges to make environmental education compulsory in schools by 2025

We are not doing enough to ensure that what we learn helps us to address the environmental challenges that we face, concluded a new report prepared by UNESCO to understand how environmental issues are being integrated into education policies and curricula.

Electricity prosumers in Lithuania already more than 10,000

There are already more than 10,000 electricity prosumers in Lithuania, according to the country’s Ministry of Energy and in the first four months of this year alone, they produced more electricity than in the whole of 2019.

Hungary’s Birds and Trees Day: a tradition one hundred years old

Today Hungary celebrates Birds and Trees Day, a special occasion to raise once again awareness for environmental protection and the importance of nature. A tradition of more than a hundred years, linked to two renowned Hungarian men.

Ecodesign requirements for a reusable, repairable and recyclable textile industry

In its newly published report, ECOS is calling for mandatory ecodesign requirements for textiles to reduce the environmental impacts of the textile industry and make it circular.

87% of Hungarians are environmentally-conscious

There are almost no people in Hungary, who are not interested in the future of our planet and a citizen can list an average of 12 environmental damage factors, according to a research commissioned by ALTEO Group.

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