Tag Archives: fuel prices

The “Yes We Can” Minister of Nigeria

An interview with Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her country’s future path.

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Not “Really” Problems

What are some tongue-in-cheek reasons as to why Washington need not bother fixing the United States’ problems?

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The Elusive Quest for Energy Security

Why do the world’s countries need to take a global approach to securing future energy supplies?

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Libya, Globalization and Oil

How has the United States surrendered some of its sovereignty to the oil markets?

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The Hard Realities of the Need for More Oil

Why are oil prices going to stay high — and climb higher?

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Fuel Economy in the United States: Eyes Wide Shut

Is it really worth it for the United States to import more oil to fuel inefficient gasoline engines?

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Weathering the Storm in Brazil

Why is Brazil’s recent economic development so unique?

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Beyond the Big Three and Wall Street: The Other Massive Market Failure

In light of all the recent failures from Detroit, the Big Three and Wall Street, can we really trust the invisible hand to allocate financial or natural resources rationally?

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Toward a Green Deal for Transportation

How can a financial bailout put the United States on the path to a more sustainable future?

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Ethiopia’s Green Famine

How can a country be in famine when its fields are watered and green?

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