Energy/Environment Energy Voices

  • The high price of cheap oil

    Declining oil prices are supposed to have a balanced ledger of winners and losers, Cobb writes. But we may be on our way to finding out that in the long run we will have a much larger list of losers than winners.

  • Low oil prices mean cheap airfare, right? Maybe. Maybe not.

    Oil prices continue to plummet, leading to all sorts of economic boosts for consumers. But the drop in oil prices has yet to benefit air passengers, who may or may not see lower airfare in the coming year.

  • 'Recharge' blog: Lima climate deal; $10 billion for clean energy; US debates oil exports

    Lima climate talks ended in a deal leaders hope will spur global action on climate change; Industrialized nations raised $10 billion to finance clean energy across the globe; Congress made its first major foray into debating the end to the US oil exports ban. Catch up on global energy with Recharge.

  • Kuwait oil chief: Get used to low oil prices

    Oil prices will stay at $64 per barrel for six or seven months unless OPEC changes its production policy or the global economy recovers, according to the chief executive of Kuwait's state-run oil company.

December 17, 2014

Photos of the Day 12/17

Tian Tian, a giant panda prepares to eat a special Christmas panda cake crafted in the shape of a Christmas tree in the outdoor enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland.

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