US Can Become World’s Biggest Oil Producer in a Decade, Says IEA

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The US could become self-sufficient, while 90% of Middle Eastern oil could go to China, according to new estimates.

The Rush to Resilience


“We don’t have decades before the next Sandy.”

5 Climate Hawks Who Won on Tuesday


Maybe there’s hope after all.

World Bank Urges Nations to End ‘Wasteful’ Gas Flaring


Figures show gas flaring among major oil countries contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy.

What Security Experts Can Teach Climate Geeks About Assessing Risk

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David Roberts chats with a national security expert about the connection between his work and climate change.


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