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.
The United States Can’t Afford the Brutal Price of Chinese Solar Panels
Americans need a national green tech strategy.
Why Is Ted Cruz Threatening Angela Merkel?
U.S. senators have threatened the Port of Sassnitz with “fatal measures,” but it’s worth asking what would happen if others acted the same way.
Russia Policy Puts Biden Under Pressure Across Europe
Ukraine has the most to gain in Biden’s emerging Russia policy—and the most to lose.
Khamenei Wants a Nuclear Deal Before Rouhani Leaves
Blame will go to the departing president while praise will go to his handpicked successor.
Climate Policies Could Hand Power and Profits Back to OPEC
The Western rush to replace oil has Gulf producers laughing all the way to the bank.
The Asian Development Bank’s Green Future
The ADB won’t finance coal, but its bans on dirty fuel may not go far enough.
South Korea’s Big Bet on Green Energy Is Bogged Down
Seoul is building massive offshore wind farms, but fishing rights and protectionist sentiment may get in the way.
Taiwan’s Governmental Overconfidence Keeps Creating Crises
An energy shortage threatens critical semiconductor supply lines as COVID-19 surges.
Why Shaking Up Big Oil Could Be a Pyrrhic Victory
Cutting oil production creates new risks and may not speed climate progress—unless we ensure demand falls too.
Ukraine Wants to Be Cryptocurrency Central
Kyiv’s big bet on digital money could backfire and make the country’s corruption problems worse.
Big Oil’s Tobacco Moment
Shell is responsible for more emissions than most countries. A new court ruling holds it accountable.
The Myth of a Green Canada
Is Trudeau too tied to oil and gas to put Canada on a progressive environmentalist course?
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.