Former Pentagon Official Cites Climate Impacts Of Ukraine War

April 15, 2022
A former Pentagon environmental security official is citing the Ukraine war as the latest example of the climate risks to international security, arguing the effects of a warming planet will exacerbate the impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine while the Kremlin’s growing concerns about a thawing Arctic will likely shape how the conflict unfolds. Efforts to “replace Russian oil and gas to Europe in the short term should not slow down efforts to decarbonize our energy future,” said Sherri Goodman,...

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