Jenny Johnson is a journalist based in St Petersburg, Russia.
Activists say hydro energy supplied to Chinese cities will come at social and ecological cost for Russia, calling it “a perfect example of environmental irresponsibility”
A deal to build a 2,600-kilometre pipeline through the Altai Mountains, home to rare species like the snow leopard, could be finalised within a month.
A booming energy trade between Russia and China has triggered environmental protests and legal action against a new hydropower scheme in eastern Siberia
Eyes are now on the next chance for Olympic glory: 2014’s winter games in Russia. But preparations have included an ominous change in conservation law.
US justice officials are taking their fight against illicit timber to China and Russia, where they want to boost awareness of the risks of breaking import laws. Jenny Johnson reports.
An industrial Arctic is coming. Nations hungry for its resources will only aggravate the environmental crisis they have pledged to stop, writes Jenny Johnson.
As the power of black carbon to accelerate ice-melt becomes clearer, climate-change policymakers are giving more time to this long overlooked pollutant. Jenny Johnson reports.