Poland can afford climate neutrality - WWF

Poland has the resources to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, campaign group WWF has said, just days after the country’s energy minister said the idea was little more than 'a dream'

Poland has the resources to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, the campaign group WWF argues in a report published Thursday, just days after the country’s energy minister said the hundreds of billions of euros it would cost made the idea little more than “a dream”.

The main opponent to setting an EU target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, Poland blocked a deal at the June European Council together with Hungary, Estonia and the Czech Republic. After reiterating its position at the UN Climate Summit in September, senior members of the Polish government dismissed again the idea ahead of the EU Environment Council this week.

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