Published in 1998, this is an analysis of the impact in Hungary of environmental policy following the Convention of Long Range Trans-boundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) of the Economic Commission of Europe. The book focuses on central research issues but also analyzes environmental institutions and policy in Hungary more generally. It treats related themes such as the emerging role of the new autonomous local governments, the impact of privatization on acidification and environmental issues in Hungary and offers coverage of the influence of NGO's in democratic Hungary.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The Hungarian Setting 3. Domestic Regime Changes in Hungary and Hypothesized Influences on Acidification 4. The Environment, Air Pollution, and Acidification in Hungary 5. Hungarian Environmental Policy and its Enforcement 6. Hungarian Air Pollution Policy 7. Organisation, Admiration and Implementation 8. Institutional Capacity and Development 9. The Hungarian Approach to LRTAP 10. Protocols into Policies? 11. LRTAP Implementation with Hungary 12. LRTAP and Hungary: Overall Influences 13. Hungary and the European Union 14. Conclusion.