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Russian Coast Guard Confronts Greenpeace Activists

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

MOSCOW — The Russian Coast Guard is towing a Greenpeace ship toward the nearest port after armed officers stormed it following a protest against...

Greece's Dilemma: Too Much Austerity and Too Many Demons

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Greece continues to operate under a client-based political system that nurtures a nepotistic and bloated bureaucracy -- even after five years of crisis and cutbacks.

Russian Arms, Syria and the Price of Oil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Clearly there is a correlation between Middle East tensions and high oil prices. Are we seeing a replay of Russian policies that solidified Iranian intransigence on matters nuclear, thereby exacerbating those tensions to bring about significantly higher oil prices?

A Blow Against Corruption as Oil, Gas and Mining Global Transparency Advances

Frank Vogl | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Frank Vogl

Shining a bright light on the global operations of major multinational corporations, including details of the cash they pay to foreign governments, will not end corruption. But, it is a very good start on a long and vital journey.

War in Syria: Geopolitics of the Conflict

Milad Jokar | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Milad Jokar

What is happening in Syria is no longer about a democratic movement against a dictatorship, nor is it simply a civil war between two camps. Syria has become the theater of a proxy war.

Why High Oil Prices Aren't Necessarily a Bad Thing -- Interview With Ed Dolan

James Burgess | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
James Burgess

We were fortunate enough to speak with the well-known economist Ed Dolan on various energy and economic issues. Ed writes the popular economics blog Ed Dolan's Econ Blog.

Russia and Israel -- Beginning of a Great Friendship

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 12.18.2012 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

It is becoming clear that Israel and Russia may have enough in common to further develop their relations and create a stable friendship based on a variety of interests.

The Next Cold War?

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 11.30.2012 | Green

PITTSBURGH -- The Kremlin is watching, European nations are rebelling, and some suspect Moscow is secretly bankrolling a campaign to derail the West's...

Russian Arctic Drilling Postponed

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green

* Production had been planned for December-January * Start now seen in September-October 2013 * Peak production seen at ...

The Breton Fisherman's Prayer

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.30.2012 | Green
Robert Koehler

As the ice melts, and the vast polar reflecting surface diminishes, the planet absorbs more and more of the sun's energy and... grows warmer. More ice melts. So what?

Activists Storm Russian Oil Rig

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — Greenpeace activists were first offered hot soup, then showered with blasts of cold water and pieces of metal after they stormed a flo...

There's A New Most Profitable Corporation In The World

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

Gas is in. Chocolate is out. That's the message we're getting from this year's Global 500, the annual list of the world’s biggest companies by sa...

Romney's Family Trusts Failed To Keep His Divestment Pledge

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised in 2007 he would shed any investments that conflicted with Republican positions on hot-...

Oil Rig Sinking Leaves Over 50 Missing, Sparks Doubt Over Russia's Arctic Plans

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.22.2012 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — The sinking of a floating oil rig that left more than 50 crew dead or missing is intensifying fears that Russian companies searching f...

Lifeboats Found Empty In Search For Crew From Sunken Oil Rig

AP | By VARYA KUDRYAVTSEVA | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

MOSCOW -- Four lifeboats and an inflatable raft were found empty in frigid waters near where an oil rig sank off Russia's eastern coast, rescuers said...

Time Running Out For Nearly 40 Missing Men After Oil Rig Sinks

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green

MOSCOW — Time appeared to be running out to rescue 39 people still missing more than a day after an oil rig capsized and sank in stormy, freezin...

"Russian" Back Into Sports Again

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Even outside of the large scale events now coming to Russia, the idea of sport for commerce is growing in ways never before seen.

Green News Report: November 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The so-cal...

BP Named Fourth Most Profitable Company In The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BP may be one of the most hated companies in the world, but it's also one of the most wildly profitable. Fortune has released its most recent list...

The Know Nothings, the Decline of America as a World Power and a Historical Precedent

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reese Schonfeld

If we continue to ignore both air pollution produced by inferior energy technologies and the reality of global warming, we risk the livelihoods of our children and the lives of our grandchildren.

Russia Uses Energy As Foreign Policy By Cutting Belarus Gas Supply

csmonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Russia began shutting off gas supplies to its neighbor Belarus on Monday, in an energy dispute with familiar political undertones....

Imagine That! Putin Might Not Be So Pure After All.

Matvey Ganapolskiy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matvey Ganapolskiy

The opposition has legitimate grounds for suspicion: If Putin is so indifferent to worldly possessions, why is practically every key economic post filled by one of his pals?

The Rise of the Franco-Russo Axis

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The three-day summit held this week in Paris has exceeded all expectations, marking a turning point in a deepening Franco-Russo military and economic alliance.

Chairman of Gazprom Predicts $100 Oil Because of Speculation. Speculation, Really?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

"Manipulation" is immeasurably more sinister than "Speculation." It bespeaks of controlling, orchestrating and maneuvering to falsify and rig.

The Road to Tehran Does Not Run Through Moscow

Jeffrey Mankoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Mankoff

Washington's long quest for Russian aid has failed, and the Obama Administration needs to shift its focus elsewhere while it still has time to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.