A resource surplus made rapid technological progress possible. Now abundant, cheap fuel is disappearing—and modern life may not be far behind.
The costs of nuclear power—and especially of disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima—far outweigh the technology's potential benefits.
The Summit of the Americas was a flop. Now Obama has an opportunity to recast inter-American partnership around energy security—and counter China.
China's strengthening ties with Middle Eastern nations are about energy, not an anti-American alliance.
Energy debaters have found an easy target in this relatively new, scary-sounding technology. Don't be fooled by the heated rhetoric.
Faced with a troubled region, high-maintenance allies and an increasingly opaque government, Baku sees trouble ahead.
The newest controversy over oil pipelines is a distraction from the more fundamental problems in the administration's energy policy.
Drops in the labor-participation rate and dramatic changes in America's energy sector make the unemployment rate unreliable.
Israel wants to drill for gas in Greek Cyprus. But Turkey may try to stop the new alliance.
Rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline isn't in America's or Canada's interests. If Obama does so, Ottawa will cozy up to Beijing.