Beyond “Coaland”: Poland hosts COP 19

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  Activists giving President of the COP, Marcin Korolec, a shirt that reads “Coaland Proud Citizen.”. Health effects of the pollution from the coal-fired plants and environmental degradation from mining increase the projected costs greatly. A European Environmental Agency study recently found Poland's second city, Krakow, has the third worst air quality in Europe.