Prime Minister Tusk meets with representatives of Climate Coalition during the Climate Conference in Copenhagen
Today in the late afternoon Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who has just arrived to Copenhagen to participate in the crucial phase of the climate summit, has met with the representatives of Polish non-governmental organizations that are members of Climate Coalition. During the meeting they were talking among others about the Coalition’s demand for the EU to unconditionally increase its emission reduction target from 20 to 30%. Other issues discussed concerned the problem of surplus of assigned
Climate Conference in Copenhagen - progress and threats analysis on a halfway point of the negotiations
Analysis of the first week of the climate negotiations in Copenhagen allows to create an interesting picture of the game that is taking place among different parties. There is a lot at stake as it is the fate of the agreement which can be the world’s only chance for effective fight against climate change.
The decisions in Copenhagen will be made behind closed doors!
European Union once again missed its chance to protect climate!
Anti-award for Poland in Copenhagen!
Today in Copenhagen where the Climate Summit - one of the most important UN meetings in recent decades - takes place Poland was ‘honoured’ with an embarrassing prize, the so-called „Fossil of the day”. This award was granted to Poland by more than 450 NGOs from around the world, all members of Climate Action Network.
Climate Conference in Copenhagen - an opportunity the world cannot miss!
During today’s opening session of the UN Climate Conference (COP 15) in Copenhagen, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lřkke Rasmussen and Polish Minister of Environment Maciej Nowicki emphasised that all countries are determined to conclude the negotiations with a success. However, according to Climate Coalition, if such declarations are not followed by just, ambitious and binding commitments by developed countries, it will a political failure with one of the most serious consequences.
Position of Climate Coalition on just, ambitious and binding agreement in Copenhagen
The agreement that is to be signed during the Climate Conference to be held in Copenhagen in 5 days will be an effective tool to tackle climate change only if it includes legally binding and ambitious commitments of emission reduction by rich countries and if it grants support for those who cannot deal with consequences of climate change alone. In the today’s position, Climate Coalition calls for fulfilling these conditions.
NEW STUDY SHOWS 40% EMISSIONS CUTS POSSIBLE IN EUROPE
Commissioner for Climate and Energy Package wanted immediately
Climate Coalition demands an immediate appointment of a governmental commissioner for achieving goals of the Climate and Energy Package. The commissioner would coordinate activities of the ministries responsible for elements of the Package and provide entrepreneurs with detailed information on its potential impact on economy. It will result in its effective implementation and making use of chances to increase economic innovativeness that it brings along.
EU summit shows short-sightedness of the Polish government
EU position for the UN Climate Conference in December this year agreed today in Brussels disappointed those who counted on decisions to be clear and adequate to scientific findings. Vague declarations of the EU leaders are a result of, among others, resistance of the coalition built by Poland, consisting of countries who are against making decisions on specific amount of aid for developing countries in their struggle against climate change.
„Change yourself, not the climate” street action by Polish Ecological Club Mazovian Branch
Conference „Preparation of Polish society to threats posed by climate change”
On a raft for saving climate.
EU finance ministers refused to help the poorest countries.
Seven deadly sins of Polish energy policy.
Appeal to the Culture and Broadcasting Commission of the Lower Chamber of Parliament (Sejm) for introducing changes in a new act on media.
Open letter from Polish Climate Coalition to Polish Television President of Board, Mr. Piotr Farfal.