Skip to content
Green
Energy & Science

How to Persuade Europeans to Shun Russian Fossil Fuels

The bloc got 47% of its coal, 41% of its gas and 27% of its oil from Russia in 2019

A roadside sign in the U.S. in 1974 following the Arab oil embargo that sent fuel prices soaring.

A roadside sign in the U.S. in 1974 following the Arab oil embargo that sent fuel prices soaring.

Source: Archive Photos/Getty Images

Sign up to receive the Green Daily newsletter in your inbox

As European leaders grow more desperate for ways to get Vladimir Putin to end his invasion of Ukraine, almost everything appears to be on the table. That includes convincing people to use less fuel or even rationing energy supplies to avoid importing from Russia.