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Sanctions: The Effect of Anti-Russian Sanctions on Global Environmental Goals

The recent events in Ukraine have sparked a prolonged debate about Russian involvement in the matter, and provoked a series of sanctions against Russia from Europe and the US. We have witnessed an intense information war between Russia, Ukraine and the West, beginnings of a new phenomenon – a hybrid war, and a mud-pie match… Continue reading Sanctions: The Effect of Anti-Russian Sanctions on Global Environmental Goals

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‘Why Won’t They Go Green? Barriers to Russian Environmental Leadership’

Since the emergence of the environment as an issue of political significance back in the 1960s almost all countries have an official environmental policy. The policy usually obliges the state to regulate the economy, and specifically the extractive and productive industries, in such a way as to encourage environmentally-friendly behaviour. Yet different countries have seen… Continue reading ‘Why Won’t They Go Green? Barriers to Russian Environmental Leadership’