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Get It Done! Youth to UN on Internationally Binding Climate Treaty

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

As the sun had risen in Durban, the Durban Platform was passed at the COP 17. Yet in a replay of Copenhagen two years ago, backroom texts emerged at the 11th hour and the process was thrown into disarray.

What Must Global Warming Negotiations in South Africa Accomplish?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

In Durban, countries must be able to "walk and chew gum," while starting to sprint towards solutions that deliver low-carbon energy and reduced deforestation.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Without Policy Shifts And More Nuclear Power, International Energy Agency Foresees Bleak Future | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

The International Energy Agency suggested Tuesday that global governments were guiding humanity toward a bleak future of wanton pollution, fossil-fuel...

To Cut Fuel Costs Producers Need To Pump More, Oil Agency Says

Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

PARIS (Muriel Boselli) - The West's energy watchdog urged oil producers to boost supply to cut fuel costs, to protect economic recovery, and appea...

Libya -- Oil, Water, Gold Are the Real Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?

How Sustainable Is Growth With Triple-Digit Oil Prices?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Every major global recession over the last forty years has had oil's fingerprints all over it. So why should we expect our next rendezvous to yield any different results?

Triple-Digit Oil Prices Back Within a Quarter

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

The strongest manufacturing numbers coming out of the Chinese economy in a seven-month period, coupled with plunging oil inventories in the world's la...

It's Official: The Economy Is Set to Starve

Chris Martenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.

I cannot state this strongly enough: The WEO 2010 report is an official admission that Peak Oil is not only real, but it's already here.

Even the International Energy Agency Forecasts Peak Oil

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

This year, the International Energy Agency is taking a far more sober perspective on the world's oil-consuming future due to our ever-greater reliance on costly unconventional oil sources.

Green News Report: November 11, 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: Limbaugh ...

Green News Report: November 9, 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: Not-so-ba...

Former UN Climate Chief: Emissions Targets and Timetables Are Irrelevant

Devon Swezey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Devon Swezey

De Boer's about-face is a stark admission of the inefficacy of the UNFCCC framework that has governed global action on climate change for nearly two decades.

Global Warming's Biggest Challenge? China's Consumers | Keith Bradsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If China cannot meet its own energy-efficiency targets, the chances of avoiding widespread environmental damage from rising temperatures "are very clo...

Despite Slashing School Budgets, Quinn Gets Teachers Union Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week ago, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a budget that included $241 million in cuts to the state's public schools. Programs will be e...

BP Risk Management Boondoggle

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

Had BP's management and board realized the magnitude of financial exposure should an accident occur, they might have insisted on expensive, fail-safe, back-up systems.

Global Warming Fight: Saudi Kingdom Wants Countries To Pay For Drop In Oil Revenue

New York Times | AD MOUAWAD and ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saudi Arabia is trying to enlist other oil-producing countries to support a provocative idea: if wealthy countries reduce their oil consumption to com...

World Oil Supplies Are Running Out Fast

Independent | Steve Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The world is heading for a catastrophic energy crunch that could cripple a global economic recovery because most of the major oil fields in the world ...

Hans Jørgen Koch Explains Why IRENA Is "50 times More Than the IEA"

Lily Riahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lily Riahi

Lily Riahi speaks with Hans Jørgen Koch about why we need the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) especially given the existence of the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Gustav and Oil Price Hysteria

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

Why is it that our media hardly ever gets it right and lets the oil industry and the speculators run roughshod over our pocketbooks?