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Ruminations on the post-corona age

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

A left-wing and a pro-government commentator ponder the future after the coronavirus. They both believe that environmental considerations and local production will gain momentum. READ MORE

Environmentalism seen as a threat to European competitiveness

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Commenting on events at the Davos World Economic Forum, a pro-government analyst thinks that what he calls ‘the advance of green ideology’ is jeopardizing Europe’s competitiveness and the welfare of Europeans. READ MORE

The environmental implications of Christmas

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Both a left-wing and a conservative commentator find Western consumption patterns unsustainable. They also find broadly hyped market-friendly suggestions unlikely to stop global warming. READ MORE

Environmentalism as a tool of political mobilization 

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Commentators across the political spectrum ponder whether and if so how green ideas are redrawing the political landscape. READ MORE

Right-wing writer calls for green nationalism

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

A conservative pundit points out that nationalism can help reduce global trade, consumption and ecological footprints. READ MORE

Government side accused of destroying green urban areas

Friday, August 30th, 2019

A left-wing columnist accuses the Mayor of Budapest and the government of ignoring people’s elementary need for a green urban environment. READ MORE

Battle for environmentalist ideas

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

A liberal commentator thinks that the government has finally realized the mobilizing power of green ideas, and will now try now to appropriate political environmentalism. A pro-government columnist accuses left-liberals of trying to monopolize green ideas, and use ecology for partisan purposes. READ MORE

Leading right-wing daily lambasts green politics

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Two pro-government columnists find the Left’s green turn complacent and ideologically driven. READ MORE

Views on the success of Europe’s green parties

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

A left-wing political analyst and a conservative commentator wonder why green parties have become so popular in Western Europe, and how the advance of environmental thinking will impacts mainstream parties. READ MORE

Standoff between police and City Park activists

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

While Magyar Idők criticises environmentalists trying to obstruct a project that aims to remodel Budapest’s No. 1 public park, Magyar Nemzet thinks the government’s attitude is part of the problem. READ MORE