Few willing to take responsibility for cleaning up waste as bitter 20 year fight over oil pollution heads for another legal judgement.
When an oil company makes a mess, who clears up, and who pays?
U.S. oil major Chevron halted exploration works for shale gas in eastern Romania for the second time in two months on Saturday after anti-fracking protesters broke through wire mesh fences around the site.
In the run-up to the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius on November 28th, the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan met in an attempt to restart negotiations over the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
A new investment project is looking to get renewable projects over the financing hump in the region of North Africa and the Middle East (MENA).
Abu Waleed isn’t quite sure where to begin his litany of grievances. Bugs that chomp their way through the mint he grows, or the dry well that forces him to pump water from a half kilometre away? Or perhaps the 160 dinars he spent on spinach seeds only to see scant growth after planting.
Iran faces growing environmental challenges that are now more perilous to the country’s long-term stability than either foreign adversaries or domestic political struggles.
Climate change has resulted in about 1,500 premature deaths in Sweden over the last 30 years, according to a new study.
A new report by Dutch consultancy firm Ecofys claims that European demand for biofuels is not to blame for “land grabbing” in poorer countries.
Concerns are being raised over Poland’s suitability to host UN climate talks in a month, after a government-run blog appeared to suggest melting ice in the Arctic could benefit the world.
The tiny island of Lampedusa sits 70 miles off the coast of the North African nation of Tunisia, its nearest neighbor. But politically, it belongs to Europe – more specifically, to the government of Italy and the European Union.
Every year, the Global Futures Forum (GFF) provides a platform to engage in strategic-level dialogue and research to better understand and anticipate transnational threats.
Ecuador, the OPEC member with the smallest amount of proven oil reserves, has gained outsized attention in the debate over the future of oil extraction in recent days and may well play a decisive role in the outcome of
Unconventional gas provides a rapidly increasing new source of energy for the U.S. But what are the geopolitical implications of the U.S. 'shale gas revolution’?
In this interview, Justin Dargin from Oxford University explains what shale gas developments in the U.S. may mean for the Middle East, and the role the Arab Spring plays in this regard.