Poland generates around 90% of its electricity from coal. It has six of the ten most polluted cities in the EU. It also has some of the richest habitats in Europe, which need our protection. If we can help Poland become an environmental leader, other countries will follow.

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    Renewed threat to Polish forest as government confirms illegal logging plan

    Europe’s oldest forest is facing a renewed threat, after the Polish government confirmed it will continue with illegal plans to massively increase logging.

  • photo of heron on green boat to illustrate story saying Problems with water law - Poland heads towards a crisis

    Problems with water law: Poland heads towards a crisis

    The Polish Government has just two weeks to adopt a new water law. If it does not, it faces fines of millions of euros – not to mention the risk that the EU will stop giving subsidies to Poland.

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    Climate victory: ClientEarth blocks Europe’s largest new coal power plant

    Judges in Poland have agreed with ClientEarth, revoking a permit to build a huge new coal-fired power station in the country.

  • Photo of orange leaf trees to illustrate story saying Polish Environment Minister misleads peers on Białowieża Forest

    Polish Environment Minister misleads peers on Białowieża Forest

    The Polish Environment Minister has written to environment ministers from the other 27 EU countries on Białowieża Forest. His letter contains multiple inaccurate or misleading statements.

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