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At the beginning of President Obama’s first term, there was reason to believe that an Open Fuel Standard (OFS) could pass within four years. It did not, and now the OFS faces a different political climate as his second term commences. In some ways, this new climate is more conducive to OFS passage, but in [...]
The National Intelligence Council’s newly released Global Trends 2030 report is an important read for anybody interested in the rapidly evolving national-security environment. One part of the report sure to be significant for those concerned about the U.S.’s addiction to oil (something that President Bush proclaimed in 2006) is a section entitled “A Brighter Energy [...]
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is once again making the news. And once again, it is about a conflict in its east that seems to have no end. “Complex” and “intractable” are the words often associated with the crisis, which stems largely from the past sixteen years of chronic instability in the country’s east. [...]
US Oil Production to Rank First By 2020: Why Americans Need to Rethink the Impact of Energy Production
On Monday, China’s leadership announced that “social risk reviews” will be required for all major industrial projects. This is a potentially groundbreaking move of which all other nations should take note — especially the U.S., which is now forecast to be the world’s largest oil producer by 2020. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) emerged as good practice in the 1960s and [...]