Ben Mauk visits Poland to investigate the role of the foreigner in a country that has embraced illiberal populism.
In the final installment of their weeklong series on Eastern Europe for PBS NewsHour, Pulitzer Center grantees Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on U.S. and NATO troop buildup from Szczecin, Poland.
Supermarket chain owned by one of Germany’s wealthiest families lent money over past decade by World Bank and others as it expands into eastern Europe.
Poland is home to six of Europe’s 10 most polluted cities. The filthy air is largely a result of Poland’s heavy reliance on hard coal for power and heat.
Poland gets almost 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal. What is this heavily polluting fuel doing to the nation’s health?
A twist of history and circumstance has left gritty Warsaw with far cleaner air than elegant Krakow.
"Ambulances queue out here on this street" on days when the soot hangs over Krakow. Poland's most picturesque city is trying to fix its air pollution problem.
A year on, Dimiter Kenarov re-examines the shale gas bubble that fueled his investigation into hydraulic fracturing and sustainable energy resources, from Poland to Pennsylvania.
As drilling operators search for shale gas in Poland, residents demand more information about the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing—fracking—on their communities.
Stephen Sapienza reports on shale gas fracking in Poland for PBS Newshour.
Two States, Three Countries, Four Opponents of Fracking.
Would shale gas be the death or salvation of Poland?
From Estonian militias to separatist fighters in Ukraine, tensions between NATO and Russia are approaching Cold War levels.
Poland gets 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal, one of the dirtiest of fuels. The consequences for Poles' health are severe, and one polluted city is now pushing back
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
Beth Gardiner discusses her reporting from Poland, a country with among the worst coal-driven health problems in Europe.
Dimiter Kenarov reports on shale gas development in Poland.
This week's News Bite lesson explores Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin's four-part film series investigating the global impacts of growing tension in Eastern Europe.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
Dimiter Kenarov discussed his work on shale gas extraction to students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.