How Congress Planned To Solve The 1970s Energy Crisis
August 12, 2014
Hindsight does wonders. Mo Udall, former pro-basketball player turned member of Congress, proposed an ambitious agenda to wean the United States off fossil fuels by the year 2000.
Ralph Nader called Robert Engler "an early bell-ringer" in explaining the political influence of the oil lobby. Read Engler's 1955 award-winning investigation into the oil industry.
We Are Doing the Right Thing
August 11, 2014
The U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are about saving lives, not oil fields.
Kurdish oil is sitting off the Texas coast right now—and a U.S. judge just ordered its seizure.
Chart: Russia Is Insanely Dependent on Oil and Gas Money
July 23, 2014
Here's why strict sanctions could hurt the Kremlin—and why they probably won't happen.
An alleged oil deal is raising diplomatic tensions.
Is it carshares, bikes, and revived cities? Or just a lousy economy and expensive gas?
Calling the fight a civil rights issue was just wrong.
Ending Energy Subsidies: Environmental No-Brainer, Political No-Winner.
December 18, 2013
Around the world, energy subsidies are an environmental no-brainer and a political-no winner. But that is going to change.
You Can See the North Dakota Shale Boom From Space
December 04, 2013
All of a sudden, this map has crazy lights in North Dakota.