Issues / Energy
America's leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Where other climate change documentaries may counsel despair, Naomi Klein's "This Changes Everything" offers hope.
Ironically, alternative energy needs oil to replace oil.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
By the time my child is teenager, the climate may already be past the point of no return. How does one parent on the brink of catastrophe?
Were it not for Republicans, developments to mitigate global warming would be cause for celebration.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.