Poland largest beneficiary of just transition plans

The European Commission has proposed funnelling €2bn to Poland in order to mitigate the impact of moving to a low-carbon economy on European regions most dependent on the fossil fuel industry.

Under proposed national allocations for the just transition fund (JTF), part of commission president Ursula von der Leyen’s flagship social justice policy, Poland, Germany and Romania would receive close to half the €7.5bn funding package.

After Poland, Germany is the second largest beneficiary of the proposals, receiving €877m, followed by Romania on €757m.

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