Can Big Oil figure out the climate-friendly future of energy? Does it actually want to?
How the free market shaped the new geopolitics of the oil industry.
Environmentalist icon turned nuclear-power booster Stewart Brand tells Foreign Policy why, even after the Fukushima disaster, he thinks nuclear is the energy of the future.
Fukushima wasn't the only nuclear accident waiting to happen. From Bulgaria to New York, here are five other nuclear power plants to keep an eye on.
But there's much more we can do to reduce the odds of a catastrophe.
Japan's earthquake could shake public trust in the safety of nuclear power.
Contrary to what you might have heard, the kingdom is hardly ripe for revolution.
When Beijing counts hydropower as "green energy," it's doing the environment -- and its economy -- no favor.
$100-a-barrel oil is back. And unless Americans make the difficult but necessary adjustments they've put off for years, things could get a whole lot worse.
On the eve of elections in Belarus, the long-lasting dictator shows that he still has a few tricks up his sleeve to keep his grip on power.
Why throwing money at today's clean-energy technologies could keep us from discovering tomorrow's.
Vaclav Smil, Global Thinker No. 49, tells Foreign Policy's Charles Homans how the West got tricked into thinking it could overcome its gasoline addiction.
Don't fall for the nostalgia -- George W. Bush's foreign policy really was that bad.
In Monsoon, our latter-day Kipling makes the case that America can't rule the whole world alone.
A 19th-century technology could determine which nation triumphs in the 21st. Steve LeVine reports from the global competition to replace the combustion engine.
As the four front-runners sprint around the track, some favorites could end up in the dust.
China thinks it can withhold its exports of obscure but important minerals to get its way with its neighbors. Why it picked the wrong weapon.
Europe's scramble for nuclear energy is making for radioactive politics.
President Obama told residents of the gulf states this weekend that he feels their pain. But the best way to help the gulf would be to let his ill-advised drilling moratorium expire early.
An Iranian nuclear reactor will start operating in a few days. But Israel probably won't be bombing it.
While Washington and Moscow had their eyes on one another, Beijing stole the prize.