Our country, as well as the whole world, faces new challenges. This determines the necessity to modernize the economy, including innovative development, and to ensure energy efficiency. Remember that the essence and trends of modernization are determined by its ultimate goal, which is (for all the importance of economic growth, technological efficiency, and competitiveness) improving the living conditions of every person today and ensuring favorable conditions for future generations. This task is usually defined as ensuring sustainable development.
When searching for ways to overcome the crisis, it is necessary to lay the groundwork for Russia’s environmentally sustainable innovative development.