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Russia in the Age of Climate Change

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674247437

Publication Date: 10/27/2021

Academic Trade

336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

3 illus., 3 maps, 1 table


  • A Note on Transliteration
  • Maps
  • Introduction: Climate Change and Its Implications for Russia
  • 1. The Politics of Climate Change in Russia
  • 2. The Twilight of Russian Oil?
  • 3. Can Natural Gas Replace Oil?
  • 4. Russia’s Coal Dilemma
  • 5. Renewables: A Slow Start
  • 6. The Revival of Russian Nuclear Power
  • 7. Russia’s Agricultural Renaissance
  • 8. A Tale of Two Arctics
  • 9. Metals
  • Conclusion: The Reckoning Ahead
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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