More than a month into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, to the surprise of many, the war’s outcome remains uncertain. Certainly the human costs have already been enormous. So, too, have other disruptions caused by Russia’s invasion, including those linked to efforts to address climate change. Some are not so surprising, others are.

On the situation in Europe, where Russian fossil fuels have been especially critical, these four stories are excellent:

On what this war currently means, or might mean, for energy and thus climate change in the US:

On the war’s varied and wide-reaching reverberations:


This series is curated and written by retired Colorado State University English professor and close climate change watcher SueEllen Campbell of Colorado. To flag works you think warrant attention, send an e-mail to her any time. Let us hear from you.

SueEllen Campbell

SueEllen Campbell created and for over a decade curated the website "100 Views of Climate Change," a multidisciplinary collection of pieces accessible to interested non-specialists. She is especially interested...