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.

  • farming and river for story saying Polish water under threat as nitrate pollution laws fall short

    Polish water under threat as nitrate pollution laws fall short

    Despite declaring that a new Water Act to enter into force on 1 January 2017, the Polish Government has not yet set a date for submitting the draft law to parliament. This threatens Polish water resources and fragile ecosystems.

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    Polish Ombudsman challenges Environment Minister’s decision to log Bialowieza Forest in court

    This week ClientEarth spoke in court in support of the Polish Ombudsman, in a case challenging the Polish Environment Minister’s decision to increase logging in the Bialowieza Forest.

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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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