The progressive climate warming in Poland concerns all seasons of the year; both average and extreme values of air temperature are increasing, according to the 'Atlas of Poland's climate (1991-2020)' by scientists from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
We must start getting used to the fact that real winters will be less frequent in Polish lowlands; perhaps they will still occur in the east of the country', says Professor Joanna Wibig from the Department of Meteorology and Climatology of the Faculty of Geographical Sciences of the University of Łódź.
Where do heavy metals in the Norwegian fiord Hornsund in Spitsbergen come from? Scientists from the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences investigate their source in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Earth Sciences and the Centre for Polar Studies of the University of Silesia in Katowice.
To counteract drought in Poland, we should protect and restore wetlands on the largest possible scale. 'Give wetlands back their space. They are natural water storages in the environment', says Ilona Biedroń from the Wetland Protection Centre and doctoral candidate at the Institute of Technology and Life Sciences - National Research Institute in Falenty.