Aidan Regan: If we’re serious about supporting Ukraine, and saving the planet, we should immediately ban all Russian fossil-fuel imports
Putin’s war depends on the money that Russia earns supplying gas, coal and oil to Europe. We need a radical EU-wide plan to switch immediately to renewables
Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on February 24 in the full knowledge that the money to fund his war will come from selling coal, oil and gas to European countries.
Europe's dependence on burning Putin’s fossil fuels to heat our homes, generate our electricity, and power our cars is the fundamental context for understanding this war.
As my UCD colleague Professor Ben Tonra put it to me on the morning of the Russian invasion, Europe looks ...