Michael T. Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the defense correspondent of The Nation. He is the author, most recently, of The Race for What’s Left.
Senior politicians in both parties have become so intoxicated by the idea of an American surge in energy production that they have lost their senses.
Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.
In the carbon wars, big oil is winning.
The eulogies for peak oil came too soon.
Take a look and you will see that the assorted environmental protests that have long bedeviled politicians are gaining in strength and support.
A new elite consensus is forming around the strategic advantages of expanded oil and gas production.
Why does Obama insist on retaining the option of attacking Syria, despite growing opposition in Congress and the general public?
World Energy in 2040.
Don’t for a second imagine we’re heading for an era of renewable energy.
Are Washington, Moscow and Beijing using the global arms trade to create a new cold war?