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Michael Klare

Environment

How to fry a planet

Don't for a second imagine we're heading for an era of renewable energy.

Environment

Entering a resource-shock world

Climate change will wreak its havoc on us by constraining our access to the basics of life: vital resources like food.

Environment

World Energy Report 2012: The good, the bad, and the really, truly ugly

Energy industry's ability to boost production of oil, coal and gas is ensuring ever higher levels of carbon emissions.

Environment

The new 'golden age of oil' that wasn't

Output from unconventional oil operations may show some growth ahead, but there is no "golden age" on the horizon.

Environment

The hunger wars in our future

Rising food prices due to drought may again lead to social unrest and violent conflict.

Politics

Hotspots of potential conflict in the geo-energy era

Tensions are rising at potential flashpoints, as new bottlenecks for the flow of energy are identified.

Politics

Playing with fire: Obama's threat to China

Obama says US influence will turn from the Middle East towards the "vast potential of the Asia-Pacific region".