energy

World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit

World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit

December 3, 2018

As world leaders gather for the G20 summit, oil is at the top of the list of issues. Scholar Vijay Prashad discusses the fight between the US, Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia over price and production, and notes India is in talks with Crown Prince MBS

California Energy To Go 100% Sustainable by 2045. Is It Enough?

California Energy To Go 100% Sustainable by 2045. Is It Enough?

September 13, 2018

Miya Yoshitani of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network says California Governor Brown must do more than sign SB100 to curb climate change and protect vulnerable communities

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

May 25, 2018

In the second part of their interview, representatives from Energy Justice Network describe concrete steps Baltimore could take to move toward zero waste

Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism

November 14, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn says it’s just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists

US People’s Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit

November 13, 2017

Thanu Yakupitiyage of 350.org and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People’s Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Argentina & The Emerging Market Crisis

February 28, 2014
James Henry: Facing a surging public deficit, Argentina has devalued its currency in response to the Fed’s tapering of quantitative easing and China’s slowed purchasing of imports

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility

February 24, 2014

Activists rally against Dominion Resources’s proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources

December 11, 2013

Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine