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.”
Let Them Eat Carbon
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
Mexico’s Oil Privatization: Risky Business
Mexico’s oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
Militarized Humanitarianism in Africa
Africa is the U.S. military’s next frontier, and it’s using humanitarian missions to get there.
The Moment for Climate Justice
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.
Paying for the Climate Change Pivot
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.
Earth: Game Over?
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.
A Roadmap for Survival
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it’s the most comprehensive tool we’ve got.
Is U.S. Nuclear Energy or Isn’t It Dependent on Russian Enriched Uranium? (Part 2)
If Russia cuts off enriched uranium to U.S., the U.S. will likely find alternative sources.
The World Bank’s Waste of Energy
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.