Search: EU,Russia,Arctic (3 materials)

Renewable Energy in the Russian Arctic and Beyond: Can a Region Dominated by Oil and Gas Contribute to Russia’s Paris Agreement Targets?

... the best solution moving forward for cleaner energy in the region. There is also a lack of incentives for Russian companies to heavily invest in the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic. These companies lack the technology available in other Arctic states and the incentive of measures such as a carbon tax. The lack of government incentive in the form of a carbon tax may negatively impact Russia in the near future as political entities such as the EU consider future tariffs on CO2 emissions. The lack of urgency in transitioning to renewable energy and the absence of enthusiasm for small-scale, capital intensive solutions in the Arctic will not only adversely affect the livelihood of Arctic communities ...


EU-Russian ecological cooperation needed despite and because of the Covid crisis

... informs Russia bout this as signal that it demands its sphere of influence in the Arctic and does not want to come in a conflict with Russia. However, the EU should also develop its development plan for the Arctic and to evaluate the potentials for a EU-Russian cooperation in the Arctic. The EU should support all Russian initiatives which focus that the Arctic doesn´t become a polluted, overfished and ecological disastrous region.The EU and Russia planned a climate change conference in Moscow before the Covid crisis which has ...


Prospects for future cooperation between Russia and France in the Arctic

... existed for centuries. Despite the current crisis over Ukraine and the resulting slowdown in French-Russian economic relations, joint energy projects in the Russian Arctic are still maintained, and the economic and social development of the Russian Arctic zone represents attractive prospects for further other French companies’ participation. France is Russia’s 6th European trade partner and more than four hundred French companies have a part of their activity in Russia. At the last annual French business forum organized in Paris on the topic “Réunions avec la Russie” (Meetings with Russia), French ...


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