How A Fight Over Natural Resources Is Quietly Driving The World’s Response To Ukraine

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Control of resources and dependence on other countries is a central theme connecting the longstanding tension between Russia and Ukraine and potential actions taken by the rest of the world as the crisis escalates.

Greg Russak‘s insight:

More evidence for why we need to forge ahead with more conviction, more support, more urgency, and more investments in clean and renewable sources of energy. I’m convinced that if this country could go from basically nothing to having men walking on the Moon in under 10 years, we can find the means for being completely free of fossil fuels in the same amount of time. All it would take is real leadership from elected officials and a willingness on our part as citizens to support that.

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