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Russia can no longer ignore the threat posed by climate change

Gustafson, Thane (2022) Russia can no longer ignore the threat posed by climate change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (20 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Climate change is likely to have a profound impact on Russia, with two-thirds of the country’s territory lying in the arctic north, and the Russian economy heavily reliant on exports of fossil fuels. Yet until recently, the issue has received limited attention from Russia’s political leaders. Thane Gustafson explains why despite continued scepticism about global warming, Russia is now waking up to the threat climate change poses to its position in the world.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 13:39
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 13:39

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