Amidst a summer marked by extreme heat and drought, the Polish city welcomed tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugees in the latest example of leadership in the face of multiple man-made and natural hazards
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Poland’s average temperature rose by just over 2°C from the 1951-1960 period to 2011-2020, significantly outpacing the world average increase over the past two decades. Continuously rising temperatures could boost summer electricity demand.
The “Polish National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change by 2020 with the perspective by 2030” (SPA 2020) has been prepared with a view to ensure the conditions of stable socio-economic development in the face of risks posed by climate change but
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, National Research Institute