Issues / Energy
Is China smartening up its environmental and social act in Africa? It certainly wants to be seen as doing just that.
The United States is more interested in access to energy sources than fighting terrorism.
The showdown in Cancun is over preventing a market-based approach to global warming.
While the United States is is trying to isolate Iran, Iran is making friends in America's backyard.
The President's double talk on offshoring and India's nuclear liability law will hurt U.S.-India relations
In the aftermath of the Gaza flotilla in May, a powerful new alliance may be emerging in the Middle East.
U.S.-India nuclear transactions have an adverse effect on disarmament protocols, thwart development in India, and even threaten corporate profits.
With worldwide desecration of the environment by oil spills, the words "black planet" take on new meaning.
Noted author and Hampshire College professor Michael Klare, whose latest book Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet describes the geopolitics of the energy crisis, will talk about the causes behind the Gulf oil spill.
In the wake of the environmental disaster caused by the 20 April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the oil multinational was immediately pressured into providing adequate compensation by the US government. This is an experience palpably not shared by Nigerian people in the face of another multinational, Shell, in the country's Niger Delta.