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Solidarność Trade Union Climate Conference

Solidarity Trade Union

Solidarność Trade Union Climate Conference, Katowice, Poland 29 May 2015

Climate Policy: Assessment & What Next?

Katowice, 29 May 2015  

14:00 – 17:00



Introduction on behalf of the Chairman of the Solidarity Trade Union Piotr Duda will be delivered by the Vice-President of the National Committee of the Solidarity Trade Union, Mr. Bogdan Kubiak

Keynote Address

14:10 – 14:40 – Dr Benny Peiser (GWPF): Global Warming Standstill and the Paris UN Climate Summit: Implications for EU Climate Policy.

14:40 – 15:00 Discussion


15:00–15:20 – Prof. Leszek Marks (Geology Department, University of Warsaw): Consequences of adoption of a preindustrial period as a reference with regard to implementation of climate policy objectives

15:20–15:40 – Mr Hebert Gabryś, (former Polish Minister of Economy): The assessment of the condition of the Polish economy with particular attention paid to a fuel – energy sector in 2015

15:40–16:00 – Dr. Bolesław Jankowski, (Deputy President of EnerSys Ltd) Impact assessment of the climate policy implementation


16:45 – 17:00 Mr Kazimierz Grajcarek (Chairman of the Mining and Energy Secretariat of the Solidarity Trade Union) and Mr Dominik Kolorz (Chairman of the Solidarity Trade Union, Silesian Region)

The conference is organized by the National Committee of the Solidarity Trade Union.