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The Environment: Another Victim of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
The invasion accounts for around 150 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions, Kyiv estimated this week, citing experts.
Russian Polar Research Vessel Docks in Cape Town Amid Protests
A Russian polar research vessel docked in South Africa's Cape Town harbor at the weekend as climate protesters raised fears it could be used to help Moscow...
Russia's Cynical Approach to COP27 Only Confirms its Global Pariah Status
Russian delegations to climate conferences have never been burdened with particularly high expectations, though even by that standard, the Russian showing...
As Caucasian Glaciers Melt, Locals Face the Future With Stoicism
Caucasian glaciers have lost a quarter of their surface area to climate change since the millennium.
Temperature Difference Across Russia Reaches 85.6 C, Almost Breaking World Record
The temperature in the southern republic of Chechnya reached 24.5 C, while 6,000 kilometers away in the republic of Sakha it dropped to -61.1 C.
Russia Needs to Accept the True Scale of Its Climate Crisis
As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, Russian leaders need to accept they have no choice but to act quickly and decisively.
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Climate Change Defines Some of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Putinism
There has been a change in the Russian president’s thinking that forms a case study of policymaking in such a personalized and centralized system.
‘WE HAVE ENOUGH SUNLIGHT’
In Icy Russia, Interest in Solar Power Is Growing
As the Kremlin wakes up to the global climate emergency, renewable projects are drawing attention.
Russia’s Change in Tone on Climate Is Unlikely to Spark Rapid Green Transition
The world’s fourth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases is still in the bargaining stage of decarbonization, experts told The Moscow Times.
Russia to Lobby for Sanctions Relief on Climate Projects at COP26 – Bloomberg
Russia will lobby for its sanctioned energy giants to be freed from Western sanctions in order to support green investment.
Russia Aiming for Carbon Neutrality by 2060, Putin Says
Putin, notorious for years for his skepticism about man-made global warming, has changed tune in recent months.
Rapid Arctic Warming Is Accelerating Permafrost Collapse in Siberia, New Report Warns
The Arctic is warming roughly three times faster than the planet as a whole, the Climate Crisis Advisory Group said.
Russia Says Its Forests Neutralize Billions of Tons of Greenhouse Gases. Scientists Have Their Doubts.
Eight experts told The Moscow Times the government headline figure of 2.5 billion metric tons of CO2 is at best unproven and at worst unrealistic.
Russia’s Record-Breaking Heatwave to Continue Into July – Weather Service
Heat records are being broken on a daily basis as European and Far Eastern Russia suffer from extreme summer temperatures.
Moscow’s Sweltering Summer Breaks Heat Records
The temperature is likely to climb to 36 degrees Celsius in the next few days, beating the all-time record of 34.7 C set in 1901.
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Russian Climate Strike Protester Announces Parliamentary Run
Arshak Makichyan said he was motivated by what he calls a worsening human rights situation in Russia.
Russia’s Gazprom Behind Largest Industrial Methane Leak Since 2019 – Bloomberg
The gas giant has admitted a pipeline leak spewed millions of cubic meters of the potent greenhouse gas into the atmosphere earlier in June.
IMF Warns Russia Not to Underestimate Green Energy Transition
Russia’s Economy Minister blasted the EU’s plans for a carbon border tax as “protectionist.”
‘How Can We Survive When the Land Is Gone?’ In Dagestan, a Proud People Fights the Desert
Desertification, driven by climate change, is destroying the Nogai people’s grasslands and livelihoods.
As the Caspian Sea Disappears, Life Goes on for Those Living by Its Shores
Scientists predict the world’s largest inland sea will shrink by a quarter due to climate change by the end of the century.
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