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Past Event

Playing with Fire: Russia, Ukraine and the Geopolitics of Energy

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rattled global energy markets. Disruptions to Europe’s gas supplies threaten to leave millions in the cold. The attack on nuclear facilities has underscored the risks associated with dependence on that energy source. Control over resources has long been an underlying cause of conflict. Will this latest crisis alter the map of energy geopolitics? Will the disruption of natural gas supplies to Europe give it the extra push it needs to decarbonize, or will some countries always be beholden to untrustworthy partners for the resources they need?

Join Climate One Host Greg Dalton in a conversation with Amy Myers Jaffe, managing director of the Climate Policy Lab at Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

March 10, 2022

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Amy Myers Jaffe

Managing Director, Climate Policy Lab, Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Greg Dalton

Founder and Host, Climate One—Moderator