Issues surrounding climate change and the environment are American issues, not partisan ones, and they’re galvanizing a new coalition that doesn’t blur party lines; it erases them.
Oil is one of the world’s most durable global commodities. With few ready commercial substitutes, its extraordinary staying power is demonstrated by its enduring energy sector dominance, even as market prices fluctuate dramatically and geopolitical disruptions strike.
Blockchain’s implications for energy are potentially far-reaching when it comes to security and efficiency. Given the scale of opportunities—and unintended consequences—presented by blockchain, this technology deserves more discussion in the public sphere.
Russian energy is still one of the Kremlin’s geostrategic weapons in Europe, but it need not be.
Authoritative and non-authoritative Chinese sources strongly oppose President Donald J. Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords.
Greater transparency is needed to assess and govern the array of new engineering tools under development to alter the global climate system.
Adding to pressure from loss of know-how and high costs, U.S. nuclear power plant vendors are now challenged by Chinese and Russian exporters whose government owners view nuclear energy in strategic, not commercial terms.
The opposite of knowledge is ignorance. But the willful disregard of knowledge—regardless of motive—is stupidity.
By proposing sanctions on European companies that work with Russia, the U.S. administration is dividing Europe and risks further harming transatlantic relations.
While Trump's energy program is still unfolding it is clear that he is sticking to the pledges he made during his presidential campaign.