Let’s start with a tricky question. Is the European Union’s Green New Deal a path toward the world's first climate-neutral continent by 2050, as European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen sees it? Or do you agree with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s view of the deal as a “utopian fantasy”? Whatever interpretation you are leaning toward, the question itself reveals the... Continue Reading
Daniela Apaydin is a research associate at the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) in Vienna, focussing on the issues of civil society, science communication and environmentalism in Central and Central Eastern Europe. She studied journalism and corporate communications in Graz and St. Petersburg, and holds a master's degree in Central European studies from Andrássy University Budapest, where she recently defended her PhD in history.