Russian Oil & Gas Fuels War on Ukraine


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Mon, 04/11/2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Bucha, Ukraine atrocities

With a Russian military convoy advancing on her city of Kyiv, Ukraine’s leading climate scientist made this emotional plea at the most recent meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “Human-induced climate change and the war on Ukraine have the same roots, fossil fuels, and our dependence on them.”

On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with environmental writer Marianne Lavelle, whose recent article “Whatever His Motives, Putin’s War in Ukraine Is Fueled by Oil and Gas” explores the fossil fuel connections and climate implications of Russia’s war on Ukraine.

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