Mar 5, 2013 Taking power in 1999, Hugo Chavez almost single-handedly transformed Venezuelan society, wielding the country's oil wealth as a weapon. Can a strongman economy continue after his death?
Mar 4, 2013 A study commissioned by the State Department concludes that building the Keystone XL pipeline won't contribute to global warming, because Canadian tar sands oil will get to market with or without the pipeline.
Mar 4, 2013 The Obama administration is not expected to decide whether to approve the controversial Keystone pipeline until this summer, but a new report gives clues about the White House's pipeline strategy.
Feb 22, 2013 The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Feb 18, 2013 The European parliament is voting to halt new carbon permits in an effort to drive up the price of emissions, but will the tinkering hurt the credibility of the carbon trading system?
Feb 8, 2013 The transportation system for fuel in the U.S. is inadequate, though, so some oil always has to be imported to where it's needed.
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s trade deficit plunged in December, likely giving the U.S. economy an unexpected boost to round out the year.
Jan 21, 2013 After a terrorist group claims responsibility for a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria, a look at how terrorism and civil unrest in North Africa impact's the U.S.'s energy supply.
Jan 18, 2013 Justin Daugherty, a guitarist and environmentalist living in Austin, Texas says his inauguration birthday adds to his sense of social responsibility.