Andrew Stuttaford of National Review writes on Europe’s energy dependence and its impact on Ukraine.
- Germany and the rest of Europe’s dependence on Russian natural gas is limiting the continent’s intervention in Ukraine.
- Despite the developing situation, Germany is still moving forward with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
- Europe has pursued an “everything but” energy strategy that has had governments picking energy winners and losers while historically demonizing domestically-sourced natural gas.
- Europe’s vulnerability provides an important lesson to the United States. While we should look for serious ways to reduce emissions, we must do so while maintaining our energy security.
Read the full article here.