The Colonial Pipeline Crisis Is a Taste of Things to Come
Biden must act now to protect the energy system from the rising threat of cyberattacks and natural disasters.
Putin’s Shadow Warriors Stake Claim to Syria’s Oil
Companies linked to the Wagner group are snapping up oil and gas leases—with an eye to pumping influence, not oil.
Iraq Wants Aid, but Saudi Arabia and the UAE See Investment Opportunity
To help weather the coming energy transition, Gulf countries are plowing money in renewable development abroad.
How to Break the Logjam Over Nord Stream 2
The Russo-German pipeline has zero impact on European security. But Ukraine should be helped.
Chernobyl Has Become a Comforting Fable
The disaster isn’t just an easy metaphor for authoritarian failures.
Denmark’s Plan for a Green Future
For a maritime nation, curtailing transport emissions is the first step.
Israel Should Support Biden’s Efforts to Revive the Iran Nuclear Deal
Reducing Iran’s breakout time and restoring robust monitoring are the most urgent priorities. A return to the JCPOA can achieve these goals.
The Future of Solar Is Small
Local community projects are already powering parts of London and could pave the way for a green transition.
When Clean Energy Is Powered by Dirty Labor
Most solar panels come from China, and using them to fuel a clean energy transition risks reliance on Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang.
Sanctions Won’t Stop Nord Stream 2. Diplomacy Will.
Quiet negotiations with Berlin can do what economic coercion can’t.
Europeans Fear Iran Nuclear Window Closing
The Biden administration rebuffed European pleas to lift some sanctions in its first weeks in office.
Alberta’s Petrostate Propaganda Has Turned Conspiratorial
The pro-oil movement is increasingly straying into conspiracy theory.
A Green Recovery in Latin America
Stimulus cash in the region aims to create environmentally friendly jobs, but there is room for far more.
Is Gas About to Get Much More Expensive?
Oil prices are rising as observers debate whether it’s a blip or the start of a new supercycle.
The U.S. Doesn’t Have to Make Sacrifices to Get China’s Climate Cooperation
Beijing is sincere about fighting climate change—for its own best interests.
Meet Today’s Masters of the Universe
“The World for Sale” peels back the cover on the secretive—and sometimes shady—people who make the modern world go around.
Germany Will Never Back Down on Its Russian Pipeline
If it looks like Berlin is colluding with Moscow, that’s because it is.