Russia-Ukraine conflict might slow down climate action

Russia is a massive international distributor of rare metals, which are used in the production of green renewables.

Because of potential sanctions imposed by the West on Russia as a result of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, global supplies of these raw materials are severely compromised, and it might slow down climate action.

Produced By: Elena Garcia Araujo

Featured In Story: Dr Vlado Vivoda – Senior Lecturer in Strategic Studies (Australian War College) at Deakin University, and Tim Harcourt – Industry Professor and Chief Economist at University of Technology Sydney

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 17 March 2022

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