Editorial board / The Washington Post
President Obama will deliver his 2013 State of the Union address on Tuesday, and expectations are high that he will devote significant time to climate change.
Brad Plumer / The Washington Post
Last year, the world pumped more oil out of the ground than ever before in history. Yet oil and gasoline prices remain at elevated levels.
Myra MacDonald and Fredrik Dahl/Reuters
Iran appears to have resumed converting small amounts of its higher-grade enriched uranium into reactor fuel, diplomats say, a process which if expanded could buy time for negotiations between Washington and Tehran on its disputed nuclear program.
AP/The Washington Post
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he is ready to have direct talks with United States if the West stops pressuring his country.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Syria and the peace process with the Palestinians will top US President Barack Obama’s agenda on his upcoming visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.
Major powers are ready to respond if Iran comes to February 26 nuclear talks prepared to discuss “real substance” and address questions about its nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
Max Fisher/The Washington Post
Some analysts fear that an upcoming test could feature a uranium-fueled weapon, rendering it potentially even more provocative. North Korea has in the past used plutonium. Why would the switch to uranium matter? Here are four reasons.
Andrew Natsios/U.S. News
The first test of the Obama administration’s second term foreign policy team is shaping up to be North Korea’s upcoming nuclear explosion. Korean President Kim Jong Un last week declared martial law in anticipation of the country’s third nuclear test.
ASP Published Today
Andrew Holland and Nick Cunningham
This paper examines the causes of America’s soaring gasoline prices. The paper underscores that the price of gas is intimately interconnected with crude oil prices, which are set by global markets.
On Our Flashpoint Blog
ASP released its report, “Cause and Effect: U.S. Gasoline Prices” that demonstrates that retail gasoline prices are driven by events largely out of our control.
If water scarcity is thought to be a problem now, just wait until 2035.