"The Earth isn't dying, it's being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses." Street art in Poland inspired by a quote attributed to singer/activist Utah Phillips. As fossil fuel users, we are all responsible for global warming, but there are some who profit off of intentionally blocking the transition to a low-carbon economy. These parties should be held legally (non-violently) responsible.
Poland has the fastest growing economy in the European Union thanks to coal. With this success comes bad news that the country is very polluted because of the thermal power plants. How Poland adjusts to upcoming and ongoing EU policies to reduce greenhouse gas and fossil fuels will go a long way in determining how Poland's economy can successfully grow. I am hoping things continue in a positive way for the Polish people and the economy.
How Poland Became Europe's Most Dynamic Economy "Price controls were lifted, government wages were capped, tradewas liberalized, and the Polish currency, the zloty, was made convertible" "a clause in its 1997 constitution limiting government borrowing to 60 percent of GDP" ..."a cultural aversion to borrowing"