Four years after Fukushima, nuclear is all the rage again -- but challenges still remain

The much-hyped nuclear power revival was derailed by Fukushima. Four years later, nuclear is all the rage again — but challenges like safety, cost, and proliferation remain.


Oil Prices Have Yet to Hit the Floor

Surging crude inventories in the United States send prices lower, threatening more pain for shale producers but a boost for the global economy.


Ukraine’s ‘Courageous’ Energy Reforms Meant to Erode Russia’s Leverage

Kiev has been prodded for years to make key economic reforms, especially in the energy sector. With the economy in meltdown and the IMF still pushing, Ukraine is finally seizing the day.


West Threatens New Sanctions Against Russia

U.S. and European policymakers are meeting to craft new restrictions, but it's unclear what Russian action would prompt them.

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