Ikea Leads Green Revolution in Land of Europe's Dirtiest Power

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Air pollution in Poland.

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When Ikea of Sweden AB opened its first Polish store in 1991, the Billy bookcases and Klippan sofas symbolized a new, modern, western lifestyle for a country that had just ditched communism.

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