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Half of Hungarians believe green switchover a boon

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Some 49% of Hungarians believe that the green switchover will be a source of economic growth, compared to 56% of all EU citizens, according to the European Investment Bank (EIB), writes profitline.hu. 

According to the research, 52% of Hungarians believe that more jobs will be lost than created due to policies to address climate change and that climate policy measures will degrade their quality of life. 

Another 61% of Europeans believe the green switchover will improve their quality of life, they said. One-third of Hungarian respondents believe that the climate emergency will be under control by 2050, and 62% believe there will be serious problems in the middle of the century. 

Some 20% of Hungarians, including 35% of those between the ages of 20 and 29, expect to move to another region or country due to climate change.

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