Will Putin’s War Be the Last Fought Over Fossil Fuels or Just the Next In Line?

Joel B. Stronberg
6 min readApr 19, 2022
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It was a mistake that Germany became so heavily dependent on energy imports from Russia.

Christian Lindner, German finance minister

Could you ever imagine the allied nations buying wheat, fertilizer, or fuel oil from Nazi Germany once battle lines had been crossed? I couldn’t either. So let me ask you…

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.