Issues / Energy
In a shifting political landscape, columnist Michael Klare points out, mammoth energy reserves are increasingly more important than huge military arsenals.
America's oil addiction has gotten it into all sorts of trouble around the world.
The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world with devastating effects.
We have to decide, as a nation, whether our need for Middle Eastern oil is more important to our future than our conduct as a moral and ethical people.
Global warming skeptics are still out there. And behind them stands ExxonMobil.
Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest sees a hard slog ahead to get climate change legislation passed in Congress. But he sees no other choice.
Climate change is not an environmental problem. Its an energy problem. Columnist Michael T. Klare explains why this is a critical distinction.
The White House, however ideologically committed to unilateralism and the unbridled assertion of military power, still needs the UN.
The new government in Turkmenistan has pledged to continue business as usual after next month's presidential election, a frightening prospect for human rights activists and anyone concerned about the fate of prisoners of conscience.
It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.