The Roman Catholic leader forthrightly reminds oil company CEOs that climate change is a moral issue.
The country's turn to wind and solar is not only to protect the environment, although the Chinese government faced increasing urban protests if it did not clean up the air.
China's sustained game of hardball on trade may have been the decisive factor behind North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's diplomatic overtures to Seoul and Washington.
The agreement between the two state-run national petroleum companies involves two oil and natural gas concessions in Abu Dhabi.
A new book, "A Most Deliberate Swindle," details the way clean transportation was stifled at its dawning in the U.K.
Prince Muhammad bin Salman is likely to come away empty handed in the most important dispute—the one over Syria.
In face of a new administration that may deny climate change, Carolyne Wright reminds us about the blood and tears shed over petroleum for so many years.
Once so wealthy from oil sales that they could finance wars, megaprojects, and domestic social peace simultaneously, Russia, Saudi Arabia and others are now beset by internal strife or are on the brink of collapse as oil prices remain at ruinously low levels.
Replacing the petroleum-fueled world we’ve known for decades is an anemic, possibly even declining, demand that is likely to force suppliers to fight over a diminishing market.