No amount of clean technology, industrial growth or boosts to GDP will avert the economic and climate crises inextricable to profit-driven extraction, writes Lee Wengraf.
Tag: Oil Industry
COVID-19: The Beginning of the End for Oil?
Michael T. Klare says a vast restructuring of the global energy enterprise is happening now.
Fiddling While the World Burns
In the mid-to-late 1970s, the U.S. began grappling with the energy crisis as Jimmy Carter pushed investments in alternative energies and called for conservation, but then Ronald Reagan arrived on the scene. Now, the world faces a much greater crisis, says…
The Bush Family ‘Oiligarchy’
From the Archive: The past often is prologue — making it especially important to know how a politician built his career and who helped him. In 2000, too little attention was paid to George W. Bush’s personal history and how it might…