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?
Poland is a test case for shale gas development in Europe, but so far the industry has failed to take off.
The development of shale gas could make Poland energy independent from Russia, but it has also started to erode basic civil liberties in the country.
Edward Sawicki is a farmer from northern Poland, fighting a private war against shale gas exploration. His goal: Leave the slightest trace possible on this earth.