Putin’s Net Zero World
Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine represents not just a humanitarian and geopolitical disaster but also a major obstacle in the race to net zero. Holding global governments to the commitments they make at global climate summits is hard enough. But what if there is a major global power inured to international criticism and whose narrow national interests are diametrically opposed to decarbonization? This month, the world has woken up to the fact that this nation exists, and its capital is Moscow.