War in Ukraine again brings into question our reliance on fossil fuels to power our economies. Especially oil and gas that fill the coffers of imperialistic regimes, ultimately funding tragedies such as the one in Ukraine.
The supply of natural gas is an important issue in this debate. Europe depends on Russia for more than 40% of its gas. It has traditionally been used for heating our homes and producing electricity. But more recently, it is being sold as a solution to “clean up” shipping.