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

  • Europe Cpal Plant Belchatow

    Challenging Poland’s flagship coal plant

    Belchatow power plant in Poland is five times the size of the average plant. There is no place for a plant this huge and this dirty in Europe, which is supposed to be spearheading the global climate fight.

  • Europe Coal Plant Belchatow

    We’re challenging Europe’s most climate-damaging power plant

    Today we launched a legal challenge against Europe’s largest power plant – Belchatow – and two of its mines to demand it stop burning lignite by 2035.

  • Three beige towers of a power plant

    Major court win shows power of corporate law to fight climate change

    ClientEarth lawyers have scored a major win in Poland, which puts the future of planned coal plant Ostrołęka C in question.

  • Image showing sunflowers

    Huge court win as we block Polish coal-fired power station

    The long-contested Polnoc coal-fired power plant in Poland will not be built, after a ruling from the Polish Supreme Administrative Court. 

  • Team

  • Image of Iwona Bojadzijewa

    Iwona Bojadzijewa

  • 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, Energy Poland Project Leader, ClientEarth

    Ilona Jędrasik

  • marta klimkiewicz

    Marta Klimkiewicz

  • Malgorzata Kwiedacz-Palosz

  • Jan mencwel

    Jan Mencwel

  • Łukasz Walter

    Łukasz Walter

  • Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan

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

    Michał Zablocki

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