Published on: November 11, 2021
Russian authorities there have set an ambitious goal of making the island — Russia’s largest — carbon neutral by 2025.
- Island north of Japan
- Ruled by Moscow
- More than two-thirds is forested
- Tree growth will absorb as much planet-warming carbon dioxide as the island’s half-million residents and its businesses produce
- The economic structure and the large share of forestland in the territory and carbon balance distribution reflect the general situation in Russia