Down the Middle: Net Carbon Neutral
March 23, 2022
As the Russian blitzkrieg against the Ukrainian people enters its fourth week it is now more of an oozing “sitzkrieg”. In that time span lessons have already been forgotten and embarrassing questions go unanswered that will play center stage in the next energy-funded conflict.
Six days after Russia invaded Ukraine the European Union (EU), Canada, Britain, and the U.S. agreed to sanction Russian banks by excluding them from the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT allows the fast transference of funds. Ten days later they disconnected 70% of the Russian banks from the system. Left in place we...