Europe Isn’t Prepared if Russia Turns the Gas Taps Off
Energy woes seep into the West’s response to a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The Iran Nuclear Talks’ Breakout Player
Love him or hate him, Russia’s man in Vienna has become the Iran deal’s unofficial spokesman.
Why U.S. Natural Gas Is No Longer Too Dirty for France
Natural gas is key to the energy transition—but only if companies clean up their act.
Want to Derail the Energy Transition? Take Fossil Fuels Out of the Mix.
Policies that attack supply to reduce demand will create substantial collateral damage.
Amid Energy Crisis, EU Fights Over Whether Nuclear Is Green
Brussels’s plans to cut emissions by promoting nuclear power has parts of the bloc up in arms.
Kazakhstan’s Protests Aren’t a Color Revolution
The country’s widespread popular demonstrations transcended class, region, and politics—making them distinct from those in Belarus and Ukraine.
Kazakhstan’s Instability Has Been Building for Years
As violence subsides, the country’s future remains uncertain.
Will Unrest in Kazakhstan Inflame Tensions Between Russia and the West?
A sudden wave of protests has spooked the Kremlin and precipitated an unprecedented intervention by Moscow and its allies.
3 Reasons Nuclear Power Has Returned to the Energy Debate
If we believed our own rhetoric about the climate crisis, support for nuclear would be much higher.
What 2021 Meant for the Fight Against Climate Change
Time to avoid climate change’s worse impacts is running out. What did 2021 change?
5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About 2022
Start the new year on a bright note: Here are five things to be excited about.
Use Climate and Trade Policy to Counter Putin’s Playbook
Joint U.S.-EU carbon border fees could be much more damaging to Russia than sanctions.
How the Energy Crisis Made 2021 Feel Like the ’70s
High power prices. Rolling blackouts. Dwindling supplies. And a cascade of economic and political turmoil felt around the world.
Biden’s Climate Diplomacy Is a Gift to China
The administration is paying for vain hopes with dangerous concessions.
Water-for-Energy Is Better Than Land-for-Peace
A new deal between Israel and Jordan represents a big step forward from the Abraham Accords.
Why the Climate Panic About Africa Is Wrong
Once again, the rich world sees Africans as a threat to the planet.
Fossil Fuel’s Downfall Could Be America’s Too
How U.S. polluters might drag the country’s economy down with them.
India Needs a Big Nuclear Bet to Keep COP26 Promises
The United States can play a key role in civilian nuclear aid.