BBC: Will Russia achieve it’s Net Zero Goal by 2060?
Despite the deep entrenchment of oil and gas in its economy, Russia is very much aware of the climate crisis and has made some moves to integrate it into current and future policies. In late September, the government created a number of special cross-ministerial working groups to prepare the economy for the global energy transition. These groups will forecast risks and opportunities for Russia, with their findings feeding into an action plan to be created by the end of 2021.
The BBC feature article at 24th November 2021, by Angelina Davydova, an Russian analyst, tries to shed light to Russian Federation agenda and chances to achieve climate goals of the current government.