She expressed this opinion in an article for the Financial Times.

According to the expert, already in the coming winter, the West will urgently have to look for "ways to reduce the damage from the energy crisis, which has begun to take on catastrophic proportions."

The professor noted that there are two structural problems at the heart of the current situation: the West’s neglect of the fact that more and more energy resources are needed for the growth of the global economy, as well as the inability of countries to do something effective to immediately accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy sources. .

“The coming winter will bring retribution,” she said.

Formerly Associate Professor of the Department of Industrial Economics of the Russian University of Economics named after G.V.

Plekhanov Oleg Kalenov said that Western sanctions against Russia increase the tension created by the global energy crisis.