Issues / Energy
Will Ghana's new oil industry provoke civil, economic, and environmental conflict?
Due to mutual interest, several Andean countries like Peru have entered into cooperative energy resource--or "bilateral"--talks with Venezuela.
Africa's most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Working through his fellow commissioners, nuclear energy political operatives have attacked Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Gregory Jaczko.
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The problem here is "governance failure." Or maybe we should just call it "decadence." The United States may at this point be so weakened by rot and ideology that it is unable even to act in its own interests, let alone the interests of its people, let alone the interests of humanity as a whole.
The nuclear threat, organizers say, extends beyond Tohoku, even beyond Japan. And indeed, this is the message that has been heard around the world, as the anti-nuke protest and politics were staged with specific reference to Fukushima (sadly, rarely with respect to the wider Tohoku region).
Ghana is the latest focus of oil companies. Can it escape the resource curse?
This article examines why, in the midst of an unprecedented cascade of disasters, natural and nuclear, the Kan problem trumped all others.