Michael T. Klare

Defense Correspondent

@mklare1

Michael T. Klare, The Nation’s defense correspondent, is professor emeritus of peace and world-security studies at Hampshire College and senior visiting fellow at the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon’s Perspective on Climate Change.

How the US Energy Boom Is Harming Foreign Policy

How the US Energy Boom Is Harming Foreign Policy How the US Energy Boom Is Harming Foreign Policy

Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.

Mar 5, 2014 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Three Signs of Retreat in the Global War on Climate Change

Three Signs of Retreat in the Global War on Climate Change Three Signs of Retreat in the Global War on Climate Change

In the carbon wars, big oil is winning.

Feb 13, 2014 / Michael T. Klare

Peak Oil Is Dead. Long Live Peak Oil!

Peak Oil Is Dead. Long Live Peak Oil! Peak Oil Is Dead. Long Live Peak Oil!

The eulogies for peak oil came too soon. 

Jan 9, 2014 / Michael T. Klare

Are We on the Brink of a Green Revolution?

Are We on the Brink of a Green Revolution? Are We on the Brink of a Green Revolution?

Take a look and you will see that the assorted environmental protests that have long bedeviled politicians are gaining in strength and support.

Nov 18, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

Fossil Fuel Euphoria

Fossil Fuel Euphoria Fossil Fuel Euphoria

A new elite consensus is forming around the strategic advantages of expanded oil and gas production.

Oct 15, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

Why the Push for Syrian Intervention Is About More Than Just Assad

Why the Push for Syrian Intervention Is About More Than Just Assad Why the Push for Syrian Intervention Is About More Than Just Assad

Why does Obama insist on retaining the option of attacking Syria, despite growing opposition in Congress and the general public?

Sep 10, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

Our Fossil-Fueled Future

Our Fossil-Fueled Future Our Fossil-Fueled Future

World Energy in 2040.

Sep 10, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

The Third Carbon Age

The Third Carbon Age The Third Carbon Age

Don’t for a second imagine we’re heading for an era of renewable energy.

Aug 8, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

Cold War Redux?

Cold War Redux? Cold War Redux?

Are Washington, Moscow and Beijing using the global arms trade to create a new cold war?

May 30, 2013 / Michael T. Klare

Consumer Climates Consumer Climates

Climate change and its political repercussions.

May 8, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Michael T. Klare

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