Issues / Energy
Without disarmament our nuclear nightmares may become realities -- but there is still time to avoid disaster.
As it considers whether to back a controversial dam in Tajikistan, the World Bank needs to revisit its criteria for funding projects that displace people from their homes.
A transatlantic trade deal would eliminate restrictions on U.S. exports of fracked gas to the EU.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
Mexico's oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
Africa is the U.S. military's next frontier, and it's using humanitarian missions to get there.
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.