Climate change is not only depicted as a new threat that must be battled but also as one of the rare topics that calls for international cooperation.
This is what makes Dmitri Trenin, in his commentary for the Carnegie Moscow Center, say that this national strategy is "a manifesto for a new era". For Trenin, the Russian leadership’s main concern in 2015 still revolved around putting their country back on the world’s geopolitical map. Having achieved that goal, they must now return to the fundamental issue of developing the country internally. It is also important to note that an initial examination of the text - published only in Russian - gives a sense of looking inward.