Issues / Environment
For all its enduring power, Big Oil finds itself in a precarious position today.
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.
The next U.S. administration needs to make the alleviation of global poverty a top priority.
Opposition parties organized a non-binding referendum to fight government efforts to gut a constitutional ban on private investment in the oil industry.
From the point of view of environmental sustainability, global trade has become deeply dysfunctional.
When it comes to climate change, columnist Walden Bello writes, the G8 got its numbers all wrong.
The debate over nuclear power is heating up, along with the planet. Can nuclear fuel recycling be part of the mix? Not a chance.
The economics behind the food crisis.
Think the current global food crisis is something new? Just ask the North Koreans.
Will the next war for oil be in Africa?