Asia South and East

Geopolitics - May 15

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Report: Climate change will bring big problems for small number of countries
Moscow warns of future energy wars
King Abdullah of Jordan's ultimatum: peace now or it’s war next year
Pipelineistan goes Af-Pak

archived May 15, 2009

China - what's going on? - May 4

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Is China really going green?
China urged to flex muscles on world struck by recession
China Set to Lead in “New Energy” Car Production

archived May 4, 2009

Geopolitics - May 3

Staff, Energy Bulletin

While we moan, the Chinese get on with it
China tightens grip on rare earths
‘Failing state’ Yemen may send terror to Gulf as economy fades

archived May 3, 2009

Peak oil & supplies - April 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

China's oil demand fell by nearly 6% in Q1 of 2009
Iraqi oil: black gold or black hole?
Squeeze that sponge (enhanced oil recovery)
Simmons: Energy industry facing enormous challenges
Governments must cooperate for "power-down" as oil runs out

archived April 28, 2009

Changing times - April 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

A workers’ paradise found off Japan’s coast
Elizabeth Kolbert: "Earth Day has lost its edge" - we need millions in the street ... and some stinky fish
At the polls, Icelanders punish conservatives
For China's New Left, old values

archived April 27, 2009

Farmers - April 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

For young Japanese, it’s back to the farm
Industrial hemp
7 steps to solving the food crisis
In praise of peasants

archived April 18, 2009

Renewables and biofuels - April 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Can China catch a cool breeze?
Algae could 'supply entire world with aviation fuel'
Environment Agency questions green credentials of biomass
Global palm oil demand fueling deforestation

archived April 18, 2009

China’s grand plans for eco-cities now lie abandoned

Christina Larson, Yale Environment 360

Mostly conceived by international architects, China’s eco-cities were intended to be models of green urban design. But the planning was done with little awareness of how local people lived, and the much-touted projects have largely been scrapped.

archived April 7, 2009

Population - April 6

Staff, Energy Bulletin

U.N. sees falling Middle East fertility rates
Chinese hunger for sons fuels boys’ abductions
US science advisor: Earth population 'exceeds limits'

archived April 6, 2009

Economics - March 22

Staff, Energy Bulletin

U.N. panel says world should ditch dollar
Too big to fail? Think again
The economy is a real killer (health and recession)
Keynes, capitalism, and the crisis (John Bellamy Foster interview)
China’s big recycling market is sagging

archived March 22, 2009