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ECO-INNOVATION - CHANCE FOR LOW-EMISSION MODERNIZATION

2013-01-21 "One can only join global leaders through direct competition. Poland is able to concentrate on eco-innovation and join in the competition for efficient use of resources. It can also watch the low-carbon race from the sidelines - but then it risks getting stuck at the end of the pack of economic lightweights and missing the right moment to shorten the gap to the global leaders" - say the authors of a recent publication "The role of (eco)innovation in low-carbon transformation" prepared…

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2050 - LOW-EMISSION POLAND - CONFERENCE

2013-01-08 Future energy strategies for Poland should be based on reliable analyses. - If we have calculations that show the reduction level Poland can cope with, and how costs rapidly rise afterwards, then we become serious partners in discussion - said Prof. Maciej Nowicki.

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THE FIRST MEETING OF THE FORUM OF EXPERTS

2013-01-03 The first meeting of the Forum of Experts was held as a conference: “Poland 2050 – in the direction of innovation or stagnation?”, on 4th June 2012 in Warsaw. During the meeting, the idea of the project was presented and opened the discussion on the shape of the Polish Roadmap 2050.

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LOW-CARBON POLAND 2050

2013-01-03 Decisions made today will decide whether in the future the Polish economy will be a tiger or a laggard in this fast-paced world. Making decisions without a solid in-depth economic analysis may push Poland to the periphery of the developed world in the next 30-40 years. Preparation and analysis of various scenarios of Polish development within the project Low-carbon Poland 2050 have been carried out by two independent institutes: the Institute for Structural Research and the Institute…

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LOW-EMISSION ECONOMY - A HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING

2012-11-03 Polish growth and increasing the wealth of Poles also means an increase in energy consumption and emissions in our economy, and thus costs for the health policy. Low-emission transition, however, is not only not in conflict with economic growth, but can also drive this growth - according to another publication prepared under the project "Low-emission Poland 2050": "Between North and South - traps of the status quo and challenges of Polish modernisation by 2050."

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POLAND 2050 - AT THE CARBON CROSSROADS

2012-10-01 Most of today's forecasts state that in the coming years, next to gas utilization, renewable technologies supporting the growth of energy efficiency will dominate the development of the energy sector in the world – as written in "Poland 2050 - the carbon crossroads," by Zbigniew Karaczun.

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FORUM OF EXPERTS IDEA

2012-07-24 The project includes the establishment of the Forum of Experts. We have invited representatives of different sectors - public administration, science and education, industry, business, NGO sector and the media. We want to encourage the experts to discuss the shape of the Polish policy meant to facilitate moving to a low carbon economy.We would like to benefit from the knowledge and experience of the invited experts and initiate a debate on the potential effects of the low-carbon policy…

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