Poland

How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers

Poland produces more coal than any other country in the EU. For southern Polish towns like Libiąż, coal runs as…

COP27: Should the energy crisis make the world re-evaluate the feasibility of a coal phase-out?

https://youtu.be/jSEeBBEbW0c Jakub ​Chełstowski (right), the governor of Poland's coal-heavy Silesia region, in conversation with reporter Dave Keating at COP27 in…

COP27: Warsaw’s mayor has come with a very different message than the Polish government

https://youtu.be/Q9jWib1b7F4 Energy Monitor's Dave Keating (left) speaks with Rafał Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw, at the COP27 climate summit in…

Europe’s largest coal plant can become almost fully renewable

Most of the lignite-powered electricity generation at Belchatow, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant, could be made up for by the…

Viessmann to open €200m heat pump facility in Poland

The Viessmann Group, a German manufacturer of heating and refrigeration systems, is building a €200m heat pump production site in…

Opinion: Poland’s false sense of energy security

Poland has cancelled its ten-year gas supply agreement with Russia six months early, a month after Gazprom halted flows over…

Why Eastern Europe resists EU climate action

On 9 June, shortly before the European Commission unveiled its Fit for 55 proposal to meet the EU’s new 55% greenhouse…

Poland must more than double its renewable electricity targets – report

Poland must increase its target for the share of renewable energy in its power mix to 71% by 2030, from…

Opinion: We need to free EU climate action from unseemly politicking

Europe’s prime ministers and presidents were supposed to discuss the specifics of how they will reach the EU’s 2030 and…

Why the US should push renewables, not gas, in Europe

Launched in 2015 by Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, and Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, then President of Croatia, the Three Seas Initiative…