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Tusk tasked with decarbonising Poland; IEA optimism

Donald Tusk and his pro-EU coalition are making the right noises about phasing out coal usage in Poland, although it remains to be seen how his plans will survive contact with politically powerful coal mining unions. In any case, the economic incentives stemming from the EU’s carbon price mechanism could end up playing a bigger role in reducing Poland’s reliance on coal than domestic politics.

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