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Cost of Oil

'La La La La La' Anyone?

Richard Ha | Posted 02.09.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Farmers and other Ag and business people on the Big Island are in disbelief - to put it mildly - that Mayor Kenoi signed Bill 113, the anti-GMO bill, last week, without first putting together a group to research the science and investigate the serious, unintended consequences we know will result.

Danger Waters

Michael T. Klare | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Michael T. Klare

Welcome to an edgy world where a single incident at an energy "chokepoint" could set a region aflame, provoking bloody encounters, boosting oil prices, and putting the global economy at risk.

Oil's Silly Season

Daniel Dicker | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business
Daniel Dicker

I've traded oil for 25 years and I don't know if it's worth $40 a barrel or $140 a barrel today. I do know that getting past the silly season of oil pricing, and figuring out what it's really worth is going to help us all.

We Are All Trapped in a Global Oil Slick

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Petrol pours off each of us like an invisible sweat. The 20th century was propelled into the stratosphere on a geyser of oil, and nobody wanted to ask where it was coming from, or what it would cost us in the end.

Our Dangerous Addiction to Immediacy

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

The time has come for society to pay the true environmental and national security price tag of burning fossil fuels.