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Fossil fuels news and analysis from The Nation
July 31, 2017
Fossil Fuels Are Powering Trump’s Foreign Policy
The president is remarkably consistent when it comes to pushing coal, oil, and gas on foreign leaders.
Michael T. Klare
July 6, 2017
Can the Caribbean’s Tourism Economy Survive Climate Change?
Rising sea levels, ocean acidification, catastrophic storm surges—the threat is dire, and requires a rapid transition to renewable energy.
June 19, 2017
How to Protect the Environment Where It’s Worked by Human Hands
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman
, Miriam Horn reminds us what Middle America looks like as a place, not an ideology.
June 12, 2017
Donald Trump’s Fixation on Fossil Fuel
Is he pushing a coal-based world order?
Michael T. Klare
June 7, 2017
How Harvard Divestment Was Won
Our first meeting in 2012 drew 10 people. In two years, over 70,000 people had signed on to our campaign.
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April 28, 2017
Why the ESPN Layoffs Are So Disappointing
The mass layoffs at ESPN reflect on our own economy and our own lives.
April 27, 2017
Saving Coal Country by Ending Coal’s Empire
A Kentucky coalition has plans to make Appalachia’s transition from fossil fuels a boon for local empowerment.
April 26, 2017
The Policy Weapon Climate Activists Need
Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.
Thomas M. Hanna
April 18, 2017
The Other Poison Gas Killing Syrians: Carbon Dioxide Emissions
If Trump and his cronies really cared about children killed by noxious gases, they wouldn’t be trying to spew ever more CO
into the atmosphere.
April 10, 2017
Where Is America’s Next War? Alaska.
And the enemy is not who you’d expect.