The powerful of the world march praising the merits of their management, and virtually none of them actually place their action into a moral or ethical frame, placing humans, and first the weakest, that is to say, children, young people and women at the top of their preoccupations.
What Saudi Arabia needs to do, in earnest, is take steps to diversify away from oil dependence. There are ample opportunities here -- in tourism, alternative energy, education, the arts, entertainment, entrepreneurship... And there's no better time than now.
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Big oil lost a skirmish in late December when North Dakota Grand Forks District Judge Debbie Kleven ordered Canada's Enbridge Energy Partners to pay farmland owner James Botsford $45 thousand of $60 thousand in attorney fees.
At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.
Have I mentioned how much I like CASH!!! lately? Apparently, so do the traders in China, so much so that the Nation's foreign-exchange reserves dropped by record amounts.
In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
The basic story is the one we were seeing before all the fun on Wall Street, we are looking at an economy that is growing slowly and still has not come close to recovering from the last recession.
Saddam Hussein in the 1990s and currently Bashar al-Assad -- the heads of the Baath party in Iraq and Syria -- both played the religious card. However, Baathist doctrine in Iraq and Syria is basically irreligious. The Saudis are using religion as their excuse now, labeling the recent mass executions as preserving their religion when they are actually a message to frighten their citizens into submission.
To begin exploring recent global economic developments tied to a Chinese economic downturn students can read and analyze a modified version of a recent New York Times economic report and use it to identify their own questions and topics for research.
The effect from the brewing conflict on oil is murky, but for now it is not having a bullish impact. In the past, geopolitical tension in the Middle East, especially involving large oil producers, would add a few dollars to the price of oil.
Sure, industry support for progress on the climate change agenda is important, and in the past some of the oil and gas companies have made important steps to show that this is possible. But statements like these are misleading, not helpful.
President Obama's final State of the Union Address. What he said about climate and energy. What he didn't say. And the Republican (lack of) response.
Turkey was one of the first countries to establish bilateral ties with each of the Central Asian states immediately after the Soviet Union dissolved into independent republics.