Issues / Energy
Less travel, but also less investment in alternative energy: Columnist Michael Klare asks whether the crisis is a net plus or minus for the environment.
Columnist Michael Klare explains that the war between Russia and Georgia centers around a critical oil pipeline that runs through South Ossetia and that Russia doesn't control.
A pipeline connecting Iran, Pakistan, and India is upsetting U.S. plans to push Iran into a corner.
The debate over nuclear power is heating up, along with the planet. Can nuclear fuel recycling be part of the mix? Not a chance.
Columnist Michael Klare says that it's time to start thinking about the post-oil era.
Think the current global food crisis is something new? Just ask the North Koreans.
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.