Blog: What if Poland isn't the EU's main barrier to climate action?

Warsaw has been widely criticised over an evident reluctance to throw its considerable weight – Poland will be the fifth largest EU member as of 1 February, by population and thus voting power if not by economy, where it will rank 7th – behind more ambitious action on climate.

by Robert Hodgson and Laura Cole
Timmermans: chief of staff says Germany is the country 'I am most worried about' (Photo by Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Timmermans: chief of staff says Germany is the country 'I am most worried about' (Photo by Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

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