Mateusz Jakub Morawiecki is a Polish politician, historian and economist serving as the 17th and current Prime Minister of Poland since 2017. He previously served in the cabinet of Prime Minister Beata Szydło as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Development and Minister of Finance.
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to make the currently 28-member bloc carbon neutral by 2050.
However Poland , which is heavily reliant on coal, remains opposed and has been exempted for the time being.
Several eastern European countries wanted financial and other guarantees before they agreed to the EU cutting to zero its net amount of greenhouse gas emissions.
On Thursday, for the net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target.
The EU summit came as UN climate talks in Madrid, COP25, were due to wrap up on Friday.
There are fears That a final statement of ambition from COP25 may be watered down, with major decisions put off until a key meeting in Glasgow at the end of 2020.What was decided in Brussels?
The Statement acknowledged The Right of member states to make their own decisions on energy production, saying That some had "indicated That they use nuclear energy as part of their national energy mix".
On funding the transition, The Council welcomed an announcement by the European Investment Bank (EIB) - the EU's lending arm - That it would provide €1tn of investment in Climate Action and environmental sustainability from 2021 to 2030.
At a news conference, Mr Michel acknowledged That the transition would be more difficult for some member states.
"We took this decision with respect for many concerns of different countries because we know That it's important to take into consideration the different national circumstances and also different starting points," he said.Poland is heavily reliant on coal-fired power stations What is the EU's plan?
The European Green Deal includes:What is climate neutrality?
Climate neutrality involves balancing emissions by removing warming gases from the atmosphere.
Warming emissions created by cars and power plants are counteracted by removing greenhouse gases from the air by planting new forests or through carbon capture technologies That bury CO2 Underground .