Coal-dependent Poland pivots toward green energy

Politico (EU) | Sep 25, 2020 at 6:58 PM
  • Poland on Friday set a deadline of 2049 to abandon coal mining — part of a green shift that’s delighting many in Brussels.
  • Brussels needed to offer the most affected countries “safety nets” robust enough to deal with “switching hundreds of thousands of jobs in the fossil fuel industry to climate neutrality industries … Solidarity is a basic principle of the European Union, and it makes sense in this situation.”