The Climate and Energy Impacts of Putin’s War on Ukraine

Joel B. Stronberg
6 min readMar 1
UZHHOROD, UKRAINE Local residents make camouflage nets for Ukrainian defenders

It’s been a year since Russian President Putin declared an unprovoked war on Ukraine. Much has changed since then — not just in Russia and Ukraine but worldwide.

The war’s true cost will prove incalculable. How do you cost account the scourge of a sovereign nation of 41 million people by an autocratic leader bent on empire?

Joel B. Stronberg

Stronberg is a thought leader in the climate community with over 40 years of experience covering environmental and sustainability issues as a freelancer.