Poland’s coal dependence has propelled the country at the forefront of European Union efforts to decarbonise energy production, the bloc’s largest source of emissions. With climate change now a top political priority, Warsaw is coming under growing pressure to close remaining coal mines and power stations.
In this special report, EURACTIV looks at the different coal phase-out strategies adopted by central European countries and examines the social and economic implications for Poland, which has the highest share of coal in its electricity mix.
The Green Deal Should Be Just and Based on Solidarity
Opinion | Promoted content | Energy 26-04-2021
Only a Green Deal that is just, based on solidarity and sensitive to the differences between EU countries has a chance of success. Otherwise, we will see a predatory transition and the failure of the whole project. "We need to show …