In Luca Anchesi and Jonathan Symons (eds), Energy Security in the Era of Climate Change. Chippenham & Eastbourne (UK), Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 143-160.
Energy security policy rather than climate policies drives Russia's greenhouse gas emissions. In most cases the energy security and mitigation interests go hand in hand, however, there are examples of the opposite. The poor track record of policy implementation in Russia is also an important factor to take into account when analysis such synergies.