Vijay Vaitheeswaran - The Economist Global Climate & Energy Editor | Why Energy Is At The Heart Of The Ukraine/Russia Crisis


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Vijay Vaitheeswaran on why energy is at the heart of the Russian/Ukrainian flare-up.

Vijay Vaitheeswaran has led a life of journalism. He is the Global Climate & Energy Innovation Editor at the Economist, the man who opened the Economist’s first regional bureau in Latin America, The the Chairman of the Economist’s Innovation Summit, a multiple times author, and has served on the Economist’s editorial staff since 1992.

In this conversation, Vijay explains from the back to the front the multiple energy variables at play in the ongoing Ukraine/Russia standoff. It is an education in the moment and furthermore an interesting snapshot of Europe’s current geopolitical calculation.

In this podcast, you should expect to hear the following…

  • Why Energy Is At The Heart Of This Moment With Russia & Ukraine.
  • The Potency Of Putin’s Energy Threat.
  • Why This Is Even Happening In The First Place?
  • Plus What Do We Make Of The War Rhetoric?

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  • 00:00 – Introduction.
  • 01:23 – Why Energy Is At The Heart Of What Is Happening Between Russia/Ukraine.
  • 11:44 – How Potent Is Putin’s Energy Threat?
  • 14:31 – But Why Is This Happening At All In The First Place?
  • 20:53 – What About all The War & Invasion Rhetoric?
  • 28:06 – What Are The Consequences Of All This?
  • 33:48 – Rounding Out The Chat.
  • 34:21 – Afterthoughts & My Ambition For The Podcast.

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