Locked content Over two-thirds of Poles plan to recycle and secregate waste

More than two-thirds of Pole (64 percent) plan to do waste recycling and segregation this year to protect the climate,  the European Investment Bank (EIB)  reported.  About 46 percent want to reduce electricity consumption, and 43 percent commit to generating less waste. In the opinion of Poles, cit...

Climate activists hold “wake up” march in Katowice

On Saturday several thousand people marched through the streets of Katowice to call for action on climate change. The protest “Wake up, March for Climate Change” took place on the seventh day of COP24 – the most important U.N. conference since Paris deal in 2015. The activists held...

EU targets to be “climate neutral” by 2050

On Wednesday European Commission adopted a strategy to switch to “climate neutral” economy by 2050. Climate neutrality means reaching a net zero carbon footprint. The emissions should be balanced by removing warming gases from the atmosphere, ex. by planting new forests or through carbon...

75% of Poles are concerned about climate change – EIB

75 percent of Polish citizens are concerned about climate change, while the EU average is 78 percent, according to the European Investment Bank (EIB). 40 percent of Poles believe that climate change is already a threat to humanity compared to the EU average of 59 percent. In general, Southern Europe...

Locked content Poland to sign Kyoto amendment this year

Poland will sign the amendment amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on carbon emissions this year, the environment spokesman said. Till now, Warsaw was the only EU member state which did not ratify the document. After the legislative process in which the decision is approved by the Polish parliament and ...

Locked content President signs law on UN climate agreement

President Andrzej Duda signed a law on Thursday authorizing the head of state to ratify the UN climate change agreement. This followed the Sejm’s approval of the law on Thursday. This agreement, negotiated last year in Paris, requires states to limit CO2 emissions. The aim is to keep the increase in...

Poland signs COP21 agreement

Poland was among 195 countries who signed a landmark deal on cutting greenhouse gas emissions on Saturday at the COP21 climate summit held in Paris.

Locked content PiS supports climate agreement veto

Law and Justice (PiS) will support the Prime Minister Kopacz in a veto of the European climate change agreement. Party press secretary Adam Hofman told Polish Radio channel one, that Poland cannot accept the emissions limits set forth by the EU, as this would be costly for the Polish economy. Ewa Ko...