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Michael Klare

Contributor since: 11 Aug 2013

Michael Klare

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Latest articles from Michael

  • How The Debacle At Doha Marked The End Of An Era

    Published 28 April 2016 | viewed 9,321 times

    Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark…

  • Big Changes Needed For Big Oil To Survive

    Published 12 March 2015 | viewed 13,598 times

    Many reasons have been provided for the dramatic plunge in the price of oil to about $60 per barrel (nearly half of what it was…

  • North American Energy Integration Could Bring The Planet To Its Knees

    Published 12 February 2015 | viewed 12,256 times

    It’s a ritual long familiar to observers of American politics: presidential hopefuls with limited international experience travel to foreign lands and deliver speeches designed to…

  • Big Oil Going On The Offensive

    Published 08 January 2015 | viewed 14,139 times

    Carbon Counterattack:  How Big Oil Is Responding to the Anti-Carbon Moment Around the world, carbon-based fuels are under attack. Increasingly grim economic pressures, growing popular…

  • The Grand Oil Party Takes Washington by Storm

    Published 22 November 2014 | viewed 5,985 times

    Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having…

  • The Oil Weapon: A New Way To Wage War

    Published 09 October 2014 | viewed 33,165 times

    Washington Takes on ISIS, Iran, and Russia.It was heinous. It was underhanded.  It was beyond the bounds of international morality. It was an attack on…

  • Obama’s Oil Boom – Global Warming Be Damned

    Published 04 September 2014 | viewed 12,569 times

    Considering all the talk about global warming, peak oil, carbon divestment, and renewable energy, you’d think that oil consumption in the United States would be…

  • Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars

    Published 09 July 2014 | viewed 7,719 times

    Global Conflicts Are Increasingly Fueled by the Desire for Oil and Natural Gas -- and the Funds They Generate Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine,…

  • Let Them Eat Carbon - Big Energy Targeting Developing World

    Published 27 May 2014 | viewed 5,200 times

    Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy Targets the Developing World for Future Profits In the 1980s, encountering regulatory restrictions and public resistance to smoking in the…

  • American Foreign Policy and The Last Stage of Fossil-Fuel Addiction

    Published 01 April 2014 | viewed 6,609 times

    Of all the preposterous, irresponsible headlines that have appeared on the front page of the New York Times in recent years, few have exceeded the…

  • Is a Green Revolution Likely to Happen?

    Published 20 November 2013 | viewed 7,958 times

    A week after the most powerful “super typhoon” ever recorded pummeled the Philippines, killing thousands in a single province, and three weeks after the northern…

  • From Peak Oil to Fossil Fuel Euphoria

    Published 16 October 2013 | viewed 8,318 times

    Republished with permission from Tom DispatchFor years, energy analysts had been anticipating an imminent decline in global oil supplies.  Suddenly, they’re singing a new song:…

  • Don’t for a Second Imagine We’re Heading for an Era of Renewable Energy

    Published 08 August 2013 | viewed 13,293 times

    When it comes to energy and economics in the climate-change era, nothing is what it seems.  Most of us believe (or want to believe) that…

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