Posts Tagged: Natural Gas
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
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.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
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.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
Reports of peak oil's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.