3 eco-friendly norms in Poland

Green (Living) Review

I’ve been living in Poland for about 6½ years. First of all, let’s be honest: Poland is not the greenest country in the world. The coal industry has so deeply influenced energy awareness in Poland that even very intelligent people I know have warped ideas about coal power, wind power, solar power, and global warming. Poland has been the key country blocking stronger renewable energy and climate targets in Europe. eco-friendly green living Poland

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Etgar Keret’s Über Skinny House in Poland (PHOTOS)

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We’ve all been trying to imagine: just how skinny is Etgar Keret’s Ermitage house in Warsaw, Poland ? Architecture & Urban etgar keret Israeli writer Jakub Szczensy Poland skinny houseLiterally wedged between two buildings, the studio is one of the most talked about tiny homes on the web. Designed by Jakub Szczensy of Centrala as a tribute to Keret’s family who died during the WWII Holocaust, the project also has a humorous side.


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Architects build contemporary estate in Poland around an established garden


Architects build contemporary estate in Poland around an established garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, large trees to place around a newly built residence, this property’s owner decided to reverse the traditional order of home-building by landscaping before building the house. The client planned and planted the garden, letting the plants establish themselves and reach their full potential before even beginning construction.

Beyond “Coaland”: Poland hosts COP 19

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During the proceedings of the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 19), Poland has earned the nickname “Coaland” from activists. Civil society in Poland and from around the world is demonstrating outrage at the hypocrisy of this move with protests and actions designed to show global support for Poland's moving beyond coal. The “Coaland” moniker is also earned because Poland currently produces almost 90 percent of its electricity from coal.

Robert De Niro and partners to open a garden hotel in Poland


If a glimpse into history is on your bucket list, a stay at the soon-to-open Nobu hotel in Poland can help put a check in that column. There’s a certain type of energy that extends far beyond the bricks and mortar – we’re very excited to be at the forefront of this new wave of lifestyle and hospitality development – and being from Poland originally, this opening is particularly exciting for our co-founder Meir Teper.”

Stunning green-roofed home in Poland is embedded into the idyllic landscape


Lush green rooftops are becoming more and more common within the architectural world, but this gorgeous house in a remote area of Poland is truly an example of next level green goodness. Located in the remote region of Warmia, in northern Poland, the 5,380 square-foot family home sits on an expansive landscape of rolling hills covered in wildflowers. Stunning green-roofed home in Poland is embedded into the idyllic landscape.

Join Nina Munteanu at Indigo in Yorkdale Mall (Toronto area) for Book Signing of The Last Summoner

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Nina Munteanu Reads The Last Summoner at Alternative Grounds

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Nina Munteanu Discusses The Last Summoner at Alternative Grounds

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The historical fantasy takes us back to Poland in 1410 on the eve of the Battle of Grunwald between the warrior monks of the Teutonic Order and their oppressed Prussian slaves. The Last Summoner Alternative Grounds Toronto Roncy historical fantasy medieval time traveller medieval Poland book event nina munteanu prussia book reading Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

The European bison population is no longer vulnerable


Related: Cow escapes pen to live wild with a herd of bison in Poland The 5-year LIFE Bison project started in 2016 and is set to end March 30, 2021. So far, Russia, Poland and Belarus have the largest subpopulations. Eco Green a-modern-twist businesses california conservation europe european european union glass facade honors-the-past mountains poland russiaThe European bison’s population has increased sufficiently for it to be removed from IUCN’s list of vulnerable species.

50 countries pledge to conserve 30% of land and water


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Famous Israeli Writer Commissions 4-foot Wide Parasitic House

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sny from Centrala to build a tiny house between the crack of two buildings in Poland. Architecture & Urban architecture design green building Jakub Szczsny Keret House minimalist Parasitic Architecture PolandSpace comes at a premium these days, but could you live in a house that is only four feet wide? Israeli writer Etgar Keret commissioned Jakub Szcz?sny

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Breathtaking New Museum Commemorates Polish Jews on Warsaw Ghetto Site

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After more than a decade of planning, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews has finally risen where the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland once stood. Design Holocaust Lahdelma & Mahlamaki Museum of the History of Polish Jews Poland Warsaw Ghetto Designed by Finland’s Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects, this beautiful new building aims to educate, commemorate, and display Polish Jewish history from the Middle Ages to the present.

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Modernist, off-grid home in Los Angeles features a huge green roof


Related: Stunning green-roofed home in Poland is embedded into the idyllic landscape A one-level structure that combines concrete, steel, wood and glass, the Case Study 2020 home is square in shape, with an overhanging flat roof that is covered in lush vegetation.

FAAB reimagines Warsaws largest public square as a solar-powered cycle park


In 2018, after celebrating the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence, Warsaw-based firm FAAB Architektura was inspired to look toward the future for a more permanent commemoration of Poland. Dubbed the Poland 2118 Project, FAAB’s reimagining of the Pi?sudski One historical landmark of particular importance to the redesign would be the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a monument dedicated to the unknown soldiers who sacrificed their lives for Poland.

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Keret House: The World’s Thinnest, Most Insane House is Now Open

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Architecture & Urban centrala etgar keret jakub szczesny Keret House Poland warsaw world's thinnest houseOnline and print news sources around the world are calling the Keret House the thinnest in the world and it is finally open. Renowned Israeli writer Etgar Keret commissioned Jakub Szczensy of Centrala to design the tiny ‘crack-house’ as a tribute to his Polish family who were killed during the World War II holocaust.

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Inaction on climate change is not an option, says Angela Merkel

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After being invited by the governments of Poland and Germany, environment and climate ministers from 35 countries – who together are responsible for around 80% of world carbon emissions – gathered earlier this week at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue conference in Berlin for a round of dialogue and informal negotiations ahead of the UN climate summit (COP19) in Warzaw, Poland, later this year.

Green-roofed brick home ‘disappears’ into the landscape


” Related: Stunning green-roofed home in Poland is embedded into the idyllic landscape To bring the clients’ dream to fruition, the architects came up with the idea to partially embed a simple, one-story volume into the sloped landscape so that it would slightly jut out on one side. Green a-sloped-hill a-soaking-tub architects granite high line house over-the-valley poland sloped-villa studio okami architects sustainable design valley

Green-roofed sports center adds sculptural appeal to the Augustow riverfront


Polish architecture firms PSBA and INOONI have recently completed a strikingly angular water sports center in the heart of Augustow, Poland that shows how architecture can double as a public sculpture. Green 3d printing a-certain-life a-limited-but artificial food artificial fruit design Eco green-roof meydan levy poland psba recreational architecture siberian larch sports facility urban design

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Zaha Hadid Architects designs BREEAM-targeted terminal for electrified Rail Baltic


Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design the new terminal for the Rail Baltic railway, a major continuous rail link in Northeastern Europe that will connect Tallin, Estonia to Warsaw, Poland, where it will then join the European high-speed rail that covers Western Europe. Eco Green breeam electrified rail international poland rail baltic railway sustainable tallinn terminal

Rare blue bee spotted in Florida


Eco Green a-blue-bee a-plastic-bag- blue case central-florida endangered florida-museum flowers green-roofs interior natural-history poland solar power solar-powered homes springWhile most Americans have been inside watching Netflix and cultivating sourdough starter, Chase Kimmel has scoured the Central Florida sand dunes for the blue calamintha bee. The rare bee hadn’t been spotted since 2016, but Kimmel’s diligence paid off.

Old Polish barn transforms into a cool contemporary home


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Climate change is adversely affecting childrens health worldwide


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Reshtki Reclaimed Furniture

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Based in Poland and started by Sara Podwysocka and Maria Ostrowska, Reshtki is a design studio that prides itself on creating beautifully designed, eco-friendly furniture from discarded materials. In 2013 we have built first in Poland recycled playground „O-O Pony” – all made of tyres and euro-pallets.”.

Gift loved ones with classes that teach and build nature skills


Eco Green a-limited-but back to nature experience nature features great-outdoors- green gift guide green-holidays green-roof nature experience poland psba siberian larch sports facilityRather than gifting a material object this holiday season, opt to give an “experience” gift. Not only will it help minimize waste and clutter, but an experience gift can also be wonderfully green and intrinsically fulfilling. How so?

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Polish EU budget chief questions global warming and climate targets

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He also expressed doubts about EU’s future climate goal saying the CO2 reduction targets “are too ambitious for the Polish economy&# and that “a quick jump away from coal&# would for Poland “be a disaster&#. A spokesman for Lewandowski even confirmed the accuracy of the statements later to the EU observer : “His overall line is that it would be impossible for Poland to shift away from coal overnight.

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Greencells heats up green bonds with EU 15 Million

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A successful partnership with Nordic Solar in Poland will also contribute to further growth of Greencells. MWp photovoltaic portfolio located at various sites throughout Poland has now been signed. The Greencells office at Masdar, the net-zero city in the Emirates.

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Bible Smugglers

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Not only did they con those believers into cooperating with them and sending pages to addresses in countries such as the GDR, the USSR, Poland, etc., Not only the evangelical Bible Smugglers and their aides, gullible Christians in western countries who posted those “Bible parts” to be put together into Bibles in Russia, the GDR, Poland, etc., Or should we call them what they were? Spies in clerical disguise?

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Polish law change unleashes 'massacre' of trees

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The new amendment, commonly known as “Szyszko’s law”, after Jan Szyszko, Poland’s environment minister, removes the obligation for private landowners to apply for permission to cut down trees, pay compensation or plant new trees, or even to inform local authorities that trees have been or will be removed.

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Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

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Poland. Electronic visa systems have been growing in popularity for a number of years now, as governments around the world seek to find a way to facilitate the process of streamlining application processes to encourage foreign travelers to visit their country. .

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Fascists on the ascent

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In Poland in early November 2017 an estimated 60,000 “nationalists” (can we say Nazis) alone in Warsaw, during nationwide wave of demonstrations and marches, called for all Jews to leave the country and for a white Poland for only those with Polish blood. When the word “Jew”, however, falls then they finally wake up, and make mention of it, as in the case of Poland in early November 2017.

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International Opposition to Fracking

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Some countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, and Poland have tried to jump on the fracking bandwagon; whereas others, like France, have outright banned this practice. Poland Poland was estimated to have more untapped natural gas reserves than any other country in the European Union. Poland, which has largely supported fracking, was supposed to be the country to move forward with shale gas extraction despite some opposition.

Working with wood; a Gypsy tradition

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Nike crafts official shirts of five teams at Euro 2012 using recycled plastic bottles


B.Sameer Kumar: The Euro 2012 frenzy is starting to pick up as Poland and Ukraine are gearing up for the premier soccer tournament of the continent. Portugal, Croatia, France, Holland and Poland will all be wearing this eco friendly attire and the fabric is apparently the best in terms of comfort and ergonomics.

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40,000 runners marathon around Tel Aviv’s architecture and white sand

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International guests included participants from China, Germany, Poland, Russia, US, UK, Italy, France and more, including a large delegation of elite international runners attempting to break the marathon record and potentially win a prize of $40,000. The Middle East can get very hot, but winters are mild, like Spring in New York City –– the perfect weather for long distance running. Some 40,000 runners, with 2,500 from abroad, participated in Israel’s biggest sporting event of the year.

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Author's Night at Chapters-Indigo with Nina Munteanu

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The Last Summoner (a Canadian Bestseller on Amazon) follows the tale of young 14 year old Vivianne Schoen, a baroness in medieval Poland who is chased as a witch through time into present day Paris, now ruled by Nazis. Nina Munteanu Signing at Chapters Richmond. Yesterday, Chapters-Indigo (Richport in Richmond) hosted an author''s night, where I signed copies of The Last Summoner , my latest novel and first in the genre of fantasy (I''d published five science fiction books up to then).

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Meet the six brave women who scaled Europe’s tallest building to save the Arctic

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The six climbers were Ali Garrigan from the UK, Sabine Huyghe from Holland, Sandra Lamborn from Sweden, Lisbeth Deddens from Belgium, Victoria Henry from Canada and Wiola Smul from Poland. Today, six brave activists from Greenpeace climbed to the top of the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London, UK. The daring stunt was made in an effort to protest Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic.

Greenpeace response to the Obama climate plan

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If this speech is to mean anything, if Obama is serious about challenging the dominance of the oil, gas and coal lobby, then the US diplomats who go to Poland will be the first to push for real action instead of holding the world back.”

Official ground-breaking ceremony: vortex energy builds 22MW "Gadegast" wind farm

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The company specialises in the planning, construction and operation of wind turbines and solar power installations in Germany and Poland. To date vortex energy has constructed 16 wind farms with a joint capacity of 340 megawatt in Germany and Poland. Since February 2015 vortex energy has had a concession in Poland as a supplier of electricity trading and balancing.

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"Is withholding your data simply bad science, or should it fall under scientific misconduct?"

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" The e-mails were sent either by a researcher affiliated at Columbia University, New York or the University of Warsaw, Poland; furthermore, the authors' position (assistant professor) was specified in half the e-mails only. I say bad science and if you don't share data you should be outed as a jerk.

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How the Production of Foie Gras Impacts the Health of Ducks and Geese


However, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, most provinces of Austria and Israel have all unilaterally banned the production of foie gras, plus its sale in restaurants.

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Local Students Take Initiative To Help Red Sox Be Green

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The Green Team is a group of volunteers from local universities, sponsored by groups like Poland Spring and Waste Management, who show up at every Red Sox home game to collect every plastic cup in the park to be recycled. “Poland Spring is proud to work alongside the Boston Red Sox to help create a cleaner Fenway Park through the implementation of the Poland Spring Green Team,&# said Andrew Schopps, Senior Presence Marketing Manager for Poland Spring.

How to make a Tvare, Quirl, or Whisk

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In almost all rural parts of Northern Europe, including Germany and Poland, for instance, aside from Scandinavia, this was the common way the “little” people made their whisks. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This is somewhat of a “how to” instruction as to how to make a Tvare, Quirl, or Whisk – or whatever you may call it in your language – the old-fashioned, Northern European, way.

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