Poland’s coal dependency hampers climate change efforts

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    Poland is more dependent on coal than any other EU state, for around 75% of its electricity. A full 8% of that electricity comes from a single brown coal mine, Turow, in the country’s southwest. Phil Black travels there to understand the pain of the energy transition — a change necessary to avoid even greater suffering from climate change.

    Poland is more dependent on coal than any other EU state, for around 75% of its electricity. A full 8% of that electricity comes from a single brown coal mine, Turow, in the country’s southwest. Phil Black travels there to understand the pain of the energy transition — a change necessary to avoid even greater suffering from climate change.