How the United States can once again become a Middle East power broker
China’s refusal to cut back on Iranian oil purchases opens up another frontline with the U.S.
Multiple Middle Eastern disputes are threatening to spill out of control. This is largely due to the changed role of the United States.
Trump’s tweet-based badgering of the Saudis to increase production will not ease pressures resting on the global oil market. High time to do a reality check.
Russia has abundant natural resources, but is also highly dependent on them.
While shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East, it is still struggling to be perceived as a big regional player.
Iranians have long taken national pride in their natural resource wealth. But ordinary people aren’t seeing the benefits.
The short-term prospects for electrification of light passenger vehicles globally are still small.
With minimal policy intervention, electrification of cars is likely to remain too slow for the world’s climate action needs.