During Thursday's discussion on climate change at the European Union summit in Brussels, EU leaders expressed the need to become more ambitious in efforts to reduce CO2 emission. They also adopted a Polish request for extensive consultations on the matter.
Polish government spokesman Piotr Mueller told PAP on Thursday that, due to the quarantine of the Polish PM, Poland's position at the European Council meeting will be presented by Czech PM Andrej Babis.
EU-UK relations, climate, and the epidemiological situation were among the topics of a Tuesday video talk between Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki and European Council President Charles Michel, the Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU in Brussels has tweeted.
The Polish government will dedicate 25 percent of funds in the new EU perspective to reach climate goals, Funds and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak told the CSR Fair devoted to responsible business and sustainable development on Monday.
Nuclear and renewable energy will help Poland switch to a low-emission economy and attain the EU's climate neutrality goals, Deputy Climate Minister Adam Guiborge-Czetwertynski told the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily on Wednesday.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, speaking in Brussels on Monday, the fourth day of the EU's marathon summit, reiterated Poland's opposition to the rule of law conditions to be included in the bloc's budget and linking recovery fund payments with climate goals.
Poles are at the forefront of Central European countries in terms of support for the green transformation, shows a study conducted by the Institute for Market and Social Research IBRiS cited by Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily.
Security of gas supply, synchronisation of energy systems and offshore development in the Baltic region have been discussed by Polish Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka and Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas, the climate ministry said on Wednesday.
The structures create a mineral-rich mist by dripping saline water through brushwood.
Poland needs EUR 240 billion for necessary investments aimed at achieving climate neutrality in 2030, Funds and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak said at two-day United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York on Tuesday.