Polish villages eye shale gas to break coal addiction

Guardian: Polish rural communities largely depend on low-cost but dirty coal for their heating, but under pressure from Brussels to provide cleaner energy, Warsaw is proposing controversial shale gas wells as an alternative. "In small villages, each house has its own individual heating system -- mostly based on coal -- because access to other [heating sources] is difficult," said a Polish diplomat in Brussels. Many Polish villagers were switching to burning wood in their coal stoves instead -- because......

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