The Eurasian Climate Brief

Nuclear Site Attack Risk

One and a half months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine from the South, the East and Belarus.(...)

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The Environmental Impacts of the Ukraine War

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has changed everything. More than 900 Ukrainian civilians and 1300 soldiers killed since the start of the invasion on 24 February.(...)

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Outsourcing Emissions

Displacement is the new carbon chic. In this episode, Team ECB examines the impact of China’s oil and gas ventures in Central Asia.(...)
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Crypto’s Carbon Costs

On the 25th of January, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan suffered from a mysterious series of electrical power outages, plunging the region into chaos.(...)

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Coal of Contention

It’s one of the fiercest environmental fights to hit Europe in decades. The battle: the future of a lignite coal mine located in Turów, in southwestern Poland.(...)

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The Serbian Mining Disaster

Few issues have galvanised anti-government protests in Serbia more than the Rio Tinto mining project.(...)
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Fighting Climate Change in Georgia

In the latest episode of the Eurasian Climate Brief, we speak to Georgian environmental researcher Mariam Devidze from the Green Alternative about the impact of international climate projects in her country.(...)

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Progress is Relative

Global warming will not be stopped. At least immediately. Olha Boiko sees signs of progress, but is sceptical that COP26 secured its 1.5°C  temperature reduction goal.(...)
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Who’s Going to Pay?

Developing countries have criticised the OECD definition of climate finance, which includes grants, loans, and export finance credits from both private and public sources.(...)