Michael T. Klare

Defense Correspondent

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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.

Why We Underestimate the Earth and Overestimate Ourselves Why We Underestimate the Earth and Overestimate Ourselves

Bill McKibben is right: we no longer live on the “cozy, taken-for-granted” planet formerly known as Earth.  We inhabit a new place, already changed dramatically by the interve...

Apr 14, 2011 / Michael T. Klare

The Oil-Food Price Shock

The Oil-Food Price Shock The Oil-Food Price Shock

The cost of food skyrockets as oil prices rise, triggering political unrest.

Mar 10, 2011 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

The Collapse of the Old Oil Order The Collapse of the Old Oil Order

Whatever the outcome of the protests, uprisings and rebellions now sweeping the Middle East, one thing is guaranteed: the world of oil will be permanently transformed.

Mar 3, 2011 / Michael T. Klare

Resource Revolts Resource Revolts

From crippling droughts in the Ukraine and Russia to region-shaking unrest in Tunisia, rising commodity prices and extreme weather events are already threatening global stability.

Jan 24, 2011 / Michael T. Klare

China, Energy and Global Power China, Energy and Global Power

Because energy is tied to so many aspects of the global economy, and because doubts are growing about the future availability of oil and other vital fuels, the decisions China ma...

Sep 20, 2010 / Michael T. Klare

Clean, Green, Safe and Smart

Clean, Green, Safe and Smart Clean, Green, Safe and Smart

Why the United States needs a new national energy policy.

Jul 15, 2010 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

The Coming Era of Energy Disasters The Coming Era of Energy Disasters

In our extreme energy era, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico isn't a one-shot disaster but an arrow pointing to a nightmarish future.

Jun 24, 2010 / Michael T. Klare

The Oil Catastrophe

The Oil Catastrophe The Oil Catastrophe

Who bears responsibility for this environmental crisis—and how can we prevent another?

May 27, 2010 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

The Relentless Pursuit of Extreme Energy

The Relentless Pursuit of Extreme Energy The Relentless Pursuit of Extreme Energy

A new oil rush endangers the Gulf of Mexico and the planet.

May 18, 2010 / Michael T. Klare

China’s Global Shopping Spree China’s Global Shopping Spree

 Is the world's future resource map tilting East?

Apr 16, 2010 / Michael T. Klare

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