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How Europe Can Break Free from Russian Energy

The European Union has bold goals to wean itself from Russian energy. Can it succeed?
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About the Episode

In response to Russia’s war on Ukraine, the European Union hopes to decrease its dependence on Russian energy by two-thirds within a year. The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies’ James Henderson joins Deep Dish to look at Europe’s options, how to achieve them, likely effects on energy markets and global politics, and implications for green energy and climate change.

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About the Experts
Director, Energy Transition Research Initiative & Chairman of the Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
James Henderson is director of the Energy Transition Research Initiative and is chairman of the Gas Research Programme at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES). He produces research for both the Gas and Oil Programmes covering Russia and CIS issues as well as global energy matters that affect the region. He is also a visiting professor at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic and has lectured on energy economics and security of supply at a number of universities in Europe & the US.
Vice President, Studies
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.

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