Budapest's new municipal assembly has unanimously declared a climate emergency in a symbolic move that highlights the necessity of endorsing EU's carbon neutrality goal.

Gergely Karacsony, the city's Green new Mayor has managed to get the assembly's green light to his request for reviewing Budapest’s extreme weather contingency plan and the effects that the municipality, its institutions and firms have on the climate.

"Recognising that climate change presents a fundamental threat to people...

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