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Electronic road tolls for Hungary: A constructive idea

6 Feb

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If Hungary joins forces with Slovakia, it may be able to introduce a new electronic road toll system in time, since such a system is already in place in Slovakia. We fully support this great idea put forward by the Clean Air Action Group, a Hungarian environmental NGO. We would also add that the planned fees would have to be lowered to more realistic levels in order to realize this plan.

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Super-smog in China and other good news

22 Jan

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If you worry about climate change and the environment, as we do, there have been two pieces of good news recently. One of them is the widely publicized super-smog in Chinese cities. The other one is less well known, but could be even more important: a study showing that black carbon (AKA soot) may be almost as important for climate change as CO2.

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