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.

Poland

  • NGOs denied access to Court in Polish air quality case

    The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland ruled that NGOs do not have legal standing in cases relating to the penalties that may be imposed on local authorities for exceeding deadlines for the adoption of Air Quality Programs.

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    EU takes legal action against Polish government for breaking nature laws

    The Commission is urging Polish decision-makers to ensure proper safeguards are in place for protected forests, as recent changes to Polish laws have set off alarm bells for nature protection.

  • Mielec, Poland

    ClientEarth supports Poles in their fight against industrial emissions

    ClientEarth is supporting residents of Mielec, a city in south-eastern Poland, who recently organised some of the largest ever environmental protests in the country.

  • Coking plant, Silesia, Poland

    Polish coking plant finally confirms closure after ClientEarth intervention

    The owner of Debiensko coking plant in Silesia, Poland, has confirmed that it will stop operating in September, after years of efforts from local residents and a recent intervention from environmental law organisation ClientEarth.

  • Team

  • Janusz Buszkowski, Lawyer, Climate and Energy, ClientEarth

    Janusz Buszkowski

  • Kamila Drzewicka, Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Kamila Drzewicka

  • Anna Frączyk, Project Coordinator, Climate & Energy, ClientEarth

    Anna Frączyk

  • Ilona Jędrasik

  • Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan

  • Michał Zablocki, Communications and Campaign officer, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Michał Zablocki

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