energy policy

U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Washington and Berlin face off again over Nord Stream 2 as European ships are targeted.

Brazil Was a Global Leader on Climate Change. Now It’s a Threat.

Jair Bolsonaro’s government could roll back decades of progress on clean energy and reducing deforestation.
O’TOOLE: Ontario needs Alberta

O’TOOLE: Ontario needs Alberta

By ERIN O’TOOLE There are no oil rigs in the Durham region of Ontario and the only energy that our area is known for is the electricity generated from nuclear power. So, why did Oshawa MP Colin Carrie
Turnbull to Cap Power Prices Amid Dissent Over Energy Plan

Turnbull to Cap Power Prices Amid Dissent Over Energy Plan

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to cap power prices in Australia in an urgent policy rejig aimed at winning over critics within his own party for the government’s energy plan.
Trump Wields a Tariffs-and-Sanctions Hammer in Risky Strategy

Trump Wields a Tariffs-and-Sanctions Hammer in Risky Strategy

Donald Trump isn’t the first American president to rely on economic sanctions and tariffs to exert U.S. power, but he’s taking that approach to new heights against allies and adversaries from Turkey
A Trump-Country Democrat Fights to Keep North Dakota Senate Seat

A Trump-Country Democrat Fights to Keep North Dakota Senate Seat

Across vast acres of lush emerald-green prairie, a hundred towering white turbines whirl in the breeze in Courtenay, North Dakota. It’s Trump country, and Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp is there to

Energy Security Is the Real Way to Put America First

Looming Iran oil sanctions pose challenges for U.S. energy policy.
Energy Policy Dysfunction Lingers as Turnbull Plan Blocked

Energy Policy Dysfunction Lingers as Turnbull Plan Blocked

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing a crucial test for his bid to fix Australia’s muddled energy policies, which have saddled the nation with sketchy power supplies and spiraling prices.
The Pipeline Trump Says Risks Making Germany ‘a Captive of Russia’

The Pipeline Trump Says Risks Making Germany ‘a Captive of Russia’

A planned natural-gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, is the latest point of friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. At a summit meeting of North Atlantic Treaty
U.S. Congress Backs Alliance in Message to Trump: NATO Update

U.S. Congress Backs Alliance in Message to Trump: NATO Update

Donald Trump is on the offensive as leaders gathered at a two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit. The U.S. president has questioned the value of the generations-old alliance and has linked
A Greener Future Starts With Natural Gas, World Energy Chiefs Say

A Greener Future Starts With Natural Gas, World Energy Chiefs Say

World energy ministers representing about two thirds of the global population tussled over how the world can achieve a cleaner energy future. The compromise answer: Natural gas, at least for now.

While Trump Tries to Save Coal, Some in His Party Want Solar

While President Donald Trump searches for a way to save America’s coal country, some in his own party have their eyes set on what’s arguably the exact opposite: bolstering solar.
U.S. Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project

U.S. Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project

The decision would test already fraught relations with Germany, other allies.
In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb

In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb

The region is at risk of a nuclear arms race. Washington needs to stop proliferation before it starts.
Trump's Iran Decision: What's at Stake for Global Oil Market?

Trump's Iran Decision: What's at Stake for Global Oil Market?

President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether the U.S. will leave the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, a signature achievement by his predecessor that he’s long derided as “the worst deal ever.”
Trump Plans to Fight California Car Rules With Twice-Failed Strategy

Trump Plans to Fight California Car Rules With Twice-Failed Strategy

The Trump administration is preparing to battle California’s tough car pollution regulations using an approach that federal courts have already rejected.
Reeling From Job Cuts, Mexican Oil Country Pins Hopes on a Rebel

Reeling From Job Cuts, Mexican Oil Country Pins Hopes on a Rebel

In the wetlands of Tabasco in southeast Mexico, indigenous farmers stand guard outside oil wells. They have no official status—but anyone who wants to do business there has to pay to get past.
Trump’s Threat to Ax ‘Insane’ Iran Deal Is Scaring Off Oil Traders

Trump’s Threat to Ax ‘Insane’ Iran Deal Is Scaring Off Oil Traders

Some oil traders are already steering clear of doing business with Iran as U.S. President Donald Trump signals he’ll ditch the nuclear deal with OPEC’s third-largest producer.
Trump Energy Aide to Return to Lobbying Firm

Trump Energy Aide to Return to Lobbying Firm

Michael Catanzaro, a chief architect of President Donald Trump’s energy policy, is leaving the White House and returning to his former lobbying firm.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive

Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive

As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.