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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Focus on Hydrogen: Russia's Energy and Low-Carbon Strategy up to 2050

7 December 2021

Two of the fundamental challenges facing us in the 21st century are environmental pollution and climate change, the latter largely due to rising levels of greenhouses gases (GHG) in the atmosphere, mostly generated by the production and burning of fossil fuels.

The issues of energy efficiency and the need to switch to ‘clean’ and renewable fossil fuel substitutes are now at the fore politically. Clean hydrogen is a promising alternative to fossil fuels in several settings, and Russia, an important fossil fuel producer, is interested to be part of the transition.  

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