Canada’s Not-So-Green Green Energy
Hydropower may be the future of Canadian power, but it won’t bring the environmental benefits many proponents tout.
Return to the Rat Hole
Coal mining has been reopened in the Indian state of Meghalaya, but it isn’t clear that government protections will improve life for workers or help the environment.
Power Cuts Are Plaguing Southern Africa. The Region Needs Renewable Energy.
Zimbabwe and its richer neighbor South Africa are in the throes of an electricity crisis. Alternative sources of energy are the solution.
The Myth of U.S. Energy Independence Has Gone Up in Smoke
Attacks on Saudi Arabia prove that, when it comes to oil, Washington still isn’t close to being master of its own fate.
The Limits of Clean Energy
If the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels.
The Public Can Solve Climate Change if We Let It
The most efficient way of spreading renewable energy? Getting local communities involved.
China Is Winning the Solar Space Race
The United States should be leading on the energy of the future—but it keeps blowing its chances.
The United States’ Antitrust Laws Can’t Match Saudi Aramco
Congress should pass NOPEC to give America a fighting chance against oil cartels.
When Coal Comes to Paradise
As China pushes clean energy policies at home, it is exporting its high-pollution coal industry to pristine places like Kenya’s Lamu Island—with Nairobi’s seal of approval. Local residents fear it will destroy the environment they depend on.
Oil’s Power Players
The United States may be a growing force in energy markets, but national oil companies still reign supreme.
U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Washington and Berlin face off again over Nord Stream 2 as European ships are targeted.
Brazil Was a Global Leader on Climate Change. Now It’s a Threat.
Jair Bolsonaro’s government could roll back decades of progress on clean energy and reducing deforestation.
Energy Security Is the Real Way to Put America First
Looming Iran oil sanctions pose challenges for U.S. energy policy.
U.S. Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project
The decision would test already fraught relations with Germany, other allies.
In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb
The region is at risk of a nuclear arms race. Washington needs to stop proliferation before it starts.
Trump’s Iran Policy Is Blowing Up His Energy Agenda
The U.S. president wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Can’t Stop the Shining
Solar power is the world’s most promising clean energy solution, but governments must abandon outdated policies for it to succeed.
The Trojan Horse of Russian Gas
Energy resources aren’t just a commodity – they’re a vehicle for Russia’s political ambitions.