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In August 2020, in the middle of the pandemic, residents in Budapest received a letter on their doorstep. The city council had asked for help. The letter asked the citizens to register for Hungary's first citizen assembly. The purpose of the assembly was to narrow down the topic of climate change and ask the stakeholders' opinions on how to fight it. In the end, the assembly drafted a set of recommendations which served as the basis of the final climate strategy that the government implemented in February 2021.


Budapest, the capital of Hungary is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. The majestic city with an aquatic heart has over 15 million gallons of water bubbling into Budapest's 118 springs and boreholes every day. and with an exceptionally rich offering of natural thermal baths. The number indicates the array of baths in this city, from the sparkling Gellert Baths to the vast 1913 neo-baroque Szechenyi Spa to Rudas Spa which is a dramatic 16th-century Turkish pool with original Ottoman architecture. The "Queen of the Danube" is also steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty.