Dependence on Middle Eastern Oil: Now It’s China’s Problem, Too

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As America imports less energy from the region and China imports more, it risks becoming the “new U.S.” in the Middle East.

Weak Smog Rules Cost Lives

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Why is Obama delaying life-saving pollution limits?

Why We Pay Double for Solar In America

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But won’t forever.

The 2012 Drought Reaches ‘Dust Bowl’ Proportions

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This June ranked among the top ten worst droughts on record.

Global Fight for Natural Resources ‘Has Only Just Begun’

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Academics and business figures gave a grim warning at the Resource 2012 conference, but defended the Rio+20 outcomes.

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