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City action key to ensuring 'a climate-safe future', scientists say

10 December 2018

  City representatives said they had moved beyond national climate battles and were now taking action KATOWICE, Poland - Compact pedestrian neighborhoods, urban forests and even carbon-sucking technologies must make the to-do list of more city mayors if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate…

YOUNG ACTIVISTS OFFER THEIR CLIMATE DEMANDS AT COP24: 'WE'RE FIGHTING. WHERE ARE YOU?'

5 December 2018

While climate negotiators meet behind closed doors to implement the Paris Agreement, climate activists have put out their own set of demands. On Monday, as delegates entered the maze of the COP24 conference center in Katowice, Poland, they were greeted by the upbeat sound of a Polish marching band…

Poland's disappearing lakes fuel battle over coal mining

By: Claudia Ciobanu Date: 11 July 2016 Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation   Residents ranging from fishermen and farmers to mayors and small business owners say water in the lake system of Wielkopolska region in western Poland is disappearing, drying out farmland and jeopardising the region's…