How ironic that what could turn out to be the seminal OPEC meeting of all time should be scheduled for September 11. Depending on the outcome, the oil age might continue merrily along for another few years or might undergo radical change before the year is out. Let’s review the […]
That clanging sound you hear way off to the east is the crossing of swords being wielded as the European Parliament battles over what, precisely, constitutes vodka.
As we move into June, we are still confronted with a pair of energy crises that have the potential to upset our way of life. At the global level, worldwide oil production has been stagnant for the last two years. This is true for all the various kinds of liquid […]
Last week the Government Accountability Office released its long-awaited report on peak oil. This report is clearly a milestone on our journey through the oil age for it is the first time the staff of a major government agency has looked at the issue and concluded that peak oil is […]
“Modernism: Designing a New World 1914-1939,” Exhibition Opens Saturday, Mar. 17, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
December is Universal Human Rights Month, a time to recognize that all human beings have the right to live freely without discrimination and to enjoy life with inherent dignity.
December 1 marks World AIDS Day 2006, a time to focus on the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This year’s theme is accountability, in continuation of a multi-year campaign appropriately titled: “Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise.”
From a peak oil perspective, the last couple of weeks seemed pretty quiet. Oil prices continued to drift down into the $50s amid gloats from peak oil skeptics. The Dow Jones climbed to all-time highs, in part, due to optimism the “oil bubble” had finally burst and there would be […]