Energy

In Box

The Law Still Stands

Why I stand by my arguments about oil and dictatorship.

Thomas L. Friedman |

Dispatch

Poland's Shale Gas Dream

Polish leaders think they've found a path to energy independence, but their high hopes could prove premature.

Dimiter Kenarov |

Argument

Radioactive Decay

We can't keep relying on a Vietnam-era treaty to stop nuclear proliferation.

Yousaf Butt |

Argument

Keeping the Flame Alive

This Hanukkah, Israel doesn't have to worry about running out of oil.

Frank Jacobs |

Terms of Engagement

The Climate Scofflaw

Is the United States really the impediment to a universal compact on global warming?

James Traub |

Argument

The People's Republic of California

Why isn’t the Golden State at the climate talks in Doha?

Michael Levi |

Christian Caryl

The Corruption Pandemic

Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Nightmare Squared

Longing for the days of Kim Jong Il? Maybe it's time to transfer your affections to the delusional dictator of Equatorial Guinea.

Pedro Pizano |

Argument

Climate Course Correction

The world has spent two decades developing policies to combat global warming -- and we have little to show for it.

Bjørn Lomborg |

Argument

China's Oil Investment Is Not a Threat

The Chinese purchase of a Canadian oil company is something U.S. officials should welcome, not fear.

Erica Downs |

Argument

The Sanctions Conundrum

Some say the sanctions against Tehran are working. But wasn't the Iranian economy already a basket case?

Peter Passell |

Argument

The Real Reason Energy Traders Are Losing Sleep

This time, it's Western politicians, not Arabian sheikhs, who are roiling the oil markets.

Blake Clayton |

Argument

America's Real Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Is relying on Saudi Arabia in times of war a smart tradition or future folly?

Amy Jaffe |

Argument

Pipe Dreams

Why Mitt Romney can't free America from Middle East oil.

Michael Levi |

Letters

Boom Time

Energy independence is in the United States' reach.

Adrienne Klasa |

Argument

Countdown to Zero Dollars

The U.S. opened the door to nuclear trade with India -- and got nothing.

Tom Hundley |

Argument

Emerging Power Crisis

Will India's massive blackouts put an end to the South Asian miracle?

Charles K. Ebinger |

Jeffrey Lewis

It's Not as Easy as 1-2-3

The Obama team fights over how to promote nuclear energy without promoting nuclear weapons.

Jeffrey Lewis |

Argument

Word Is Bond

Has President Obama kept Candidate Obama's campaign promises?

Michael A. Cohen |

Argument

Choke Point

In threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, Iran is risking more than war. It just might make the vitally important oil shipping route irrelevant.

Gal Luft |

Argument

The Era of Oil Abundance

Meet the winners and losers of the coming age of plenty.

Steve LeVine |

Argument

Slippery Business

Inside Big Oil's little hint that it's picking Romney to win.

Steve LeVine |

Argument

Made in the Shade

How cloudy Germany became the world's solar superpower, and then lost everything.

Aaron Wiener |

Christian Caryl

The Sudanese Stand Up

The best way to help the protesters in Sudan? Cover the story.

Christian Caryl |

Slide Show

The Caspian's New Sea Monsters

The post-Soviet region has begun a high-stakes arms race, fueled by competition for recently discovered oil fields.

Slide Show |

Argument

Good Riddance

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef was a menace. We should be happy he's gone, but worried about the aging House of Saud he leaves behind.

Simon Henderson |

Feature

Mad Libs: The Geopolitics of Energy

What does the U.S. oil and gas boom mean for international energy markets and climate change initiatives? We asked top experts, and here's what they told us.

Alessandra N Ram |

Feature

How Is Energy Remaking the World?

To navigate the complicated new politics of oil and gas, FP asked the author of The Quest and leading U.S. energy historian to help shape our latest survey -- and guide us through the results.

Daniel Yergin |

Think Again

Think Again: The American<br />Energy Boom

Yes, oil and gas made in the USA is surging. But does that really liberate us from the Middle East?

Michael Levi |