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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.

Will Gas Prices Rise Even Higher In 2011?

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The price of oil is poised for another run at $100 a barrel after a global economic rebound sent it surging 34 percent since May. That co...

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.