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Poland and its coal (part 2) : the challenges and progress of the energetic transition

    Today, 70.2% of Poland's primary energy production comes from its coal[1]. This includes the burning of the ore by thermal power stations or directly by households. The country is therefore heavily dependent on this energy. This dependence on "the dirtiest of fossil fuels"[2] is creating major environmental and…

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the Karolin coal-fired power station in Poznan, Poland ©Marcin Jozwiak

Poland and its coal (part 1): the devastating effects on public health

  In winter, when the wind doesn't blow in Poland, cities disappear under a thick gray, black, or yellow mist: the “smog”. A contraction of the words "smoke" and "fog," smog is a toxic mix of ambient fog, gases, and fine particles, and is the reason Poland has the most…

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Panneaux pluvio-voltaïques : de l’électricité grâce à la pluie

  Imaginez la pluie comme source d’énergie renouvelable bas carbone. Si c'est dur à visualiser, c'est pourtant le défi qu’une équipe d’universitaires est en passe de relever : depuis maintenant quelques années, les chercheurs de l’Université de Tsinghua en Chine développent un panneau produisant de l’électricité à partir de la…

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