Issues / Energy
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
If Russia cuts off enriched uranium to U.S., the U.S. will likely find alternative sources.
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
Will Russia retaliate for sanctions over Crimea by cutting off the sale of enriched uranium to the U.S.?
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.