One of the five largest known megafloods in the world`s history happened in the Suwałki region several thousand years ago. Its effects are still visible today. The breakthrough discovery of scientists from the Nicolaus Copernicus University changes the thinking about the landscape of Central Europe and, for example, explains the genesis of Lake Hańcza.
In addition to the intensification of extreme weather events, such as hurricanes and floods, we now more often feel - also in Poland - the negative impact of climate change on health, Dr. Zbigniew M. Karaczun from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences said during a meeting with journalists.
Technologies enabling the use of renewable energy have recently become much cheaper and their efficiency has improved. In the face of climate change, we should take advantage of them - Marcin Popkiewicz, an expert from the website "Nauka o klimacie" ("Climate Science") says in an interview with PAP.