The West Still Needs Russia’s Energy
Hopes of defanging Moscow through alternative energy have faded.
In Global Energy Crisis, Anti-Nuclear Chickens Come Home to Roost
In virtually every country that has closed nuclear plants, clean electricity has been replaced with dirty power.
Why India Can’t Wean Itself Off Coal
Those who see India as a climate boogeyman are holding it to a standard they would never apply to themselves.
The Real Reasons Behind China’s Energy Crisis
Cheap pricing and too much coal are leaving Chinese in the dark.
Is Europe’s Energy Crisis a Preview of America’s?
Europe has itself to blame for shortages and spiking prices, but Washington is copying many of its policies.
Why Xi’s Coal Pledge Is a Big Deal
With China out, there’s little investment left for global coal projects.
What’s Causing the U.K. Fuel Crisis?
One part Brexit and one part coronavirus have derailed Britain’s transportation system—and given the government a huge headache.
Why This Energy Crisis Is Different
Climate change and the policies to curb it lie behind skyrocketing gas, coal, and electricity prices in Europe and Asia.
Japan Is the Middle East’s Most Credible Player
Tokyo’s long-standing, quiet diplomacy has built trust Washington lacks.
The United States Can Cast Light on China’s Shadowy Solar Industry
Opaque practices make it difficult to trace human rights abuses.
Ukraine’s President Finally Has His White House Meeting
But Volodymyr Zelensky is irked with the Biden administration over its acquiescence in Russia’s big pipeline.
The End of Coal Is Coming Sooner Than You Think
Despair elides the progress made over the last two decades.
Ukraine Won’t Stop Fighting the Nord Stream Deal
Kyiv feels let down by supposed allies in Berlin and Washington.
Biden’s Surrender to Merkel on Nord Stream 2
His support for the pipeline abandoned a bipartisan consensus, got nothing in return, and made the world less secure.
Free Trade Is Dead. Risky ‘Managed Trade’ Is Here.
The old trade order has gone out the window at breathtaking speed. What comes next is very slippery.