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