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Report: Water Shortages Crimp China Shale Gas Plan

AP | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — More than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-...

We're Paying to Protect Chinese Oil

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

If the only reason we continue to spend so much money protecting Middle Eastern oil is because we've always done it that way, then the time has come to chart a new course.

China Tells Canada Not to Let Politics Interfere With Business

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

With Beijing warning the Candian government not to let political matters interfere with business affairs, the race to tap into North American shale may be a reflection of the broader geopolitical issues at stake.

From Threat to Trust: China's Role in UN Peacekeeping

David Gosset | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
David Gosset

Despite foolish China-bashing, Sino-Western synergies are real and demonstrate that China's reemergence is profoundly compatible with Western modernity.

10 Investments Romney Wishes He Never Made

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money

On Aug. 10, 2011, the night before Mitt Romney participated in a Republican primary debate in Iowa, the Republican nominee took an extraordinary step:...

ConocoPhillips Finds New Seeps In China Oil Spill

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

SHANGHAI -- ConocoPhillips said Friday it has discovered new oil seeps in an area of China's Bohai Bay where it faces a deadline to clean up spills fr...

ConocoPhillips Defends Response To China Oil Leaks

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green

BEIJING -- American energy giant ConocoPhillips defended its response to a pair of oil leaks off China's northeast coast and said Wednesday it would c...

Chinese Hackers Hit Western Oil Companies: Report

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Hackers operating from China stole sensitive information from Western oil companies, a U.S. security firm reported Thursday, adding to...

China Bans Hoarding Of Oil & Coal

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SHANGHAI — China is banning the hoarding of oil, coal and other key commodities, seeking to ensure supplies and cool prices that have surged to ...

WATCH: Is This The New Oil?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the quest for easy energy, what's one way to emit even more CO2? Reuters reports on one of China's strategies to feed its growing demand for oil --...

China and India: A War of Giants

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In spite of million man armed forces and nuclear weapons, India feels increasingly threatened by China's rise. The Indians know full well that China expects obedience from its neighbors.

It's Official -- The Era of Cheap Oil Is Over

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael T. Klare

As the world's leading energy consumer, Beijing will undoubtedly play a far more critical role in setting international energy policies and prices, undercutting the pivotal role long played by Washington.

Get the Story: Why We Misunderstand Swine Flu, the Financial Crisis, and other Non-Narrative News

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jay Michaelson

Nameless trends, faceless economic forces -- these are the true villains in today's most pressing dramas, yet they are almost completely unrepresentable on screen.

China's Deadly Investments

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

Washington and activists around the world need to focus on Beijing's investment strategy -- its economic interests are undermined by its present foreign policy and offering China real alternatives.

Giuliani Repeats Debunked GOP China Drilling Talking Point

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Glenn Beck's show last night, Rudy Giuliani repeated a popular GOP talking point about off-shore drilling, as Think Progress reports: Last night ...

Official: Iraq, China Nearing Oil Deal

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq and China are close to re-signing a $1.2 billion oil deal that was called off after the 2003 U.S. invasion, an Iraqi Oil Ministry...