A weaker domestic economy could limit Trump’s options.
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Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
US President Donald Trump’s language has only inflamed the tense situation.
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A tense standoff in the world’s most volatile region is not only dangerous, it could have been avoided by the US adhering to an agreement that was far from perfect, but better than the alternative.
Protesters at a hearing on President Donald Trump’s plan to allow offshore oil and gas drilling along most of the nation’s coastline, Feb. 14, 2018 in Hamilton, N.J.
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The Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas production along US coastlines faces serious roadblocks. But there are smarter ways to pursue 'energy dominance.'
Here’s … Donny.
From May 2, any countries buying oil from Iran can expect US sanctions.
Supporters wave signs during an anti-carbon tax rally in Calgary in October 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Given Alberta's innovative spirit and its emissions-reducing results, is this a time for the province to turn its back on carbon policy and tarnish its reputation in a world transitioning to lower carbon?
Oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
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In 2004 an underwater avalanche destroyed an oil platform off Louisiana, causing a 14-year spill. An expert on oil and gas seeps in the Gulf of Mexico warns that this could happen in other places.
A soldier guards a fuel distribution centre in El Salto, Mexico.
Recent pipeline explosions have brought the problem of Mexico's black market for oil into tragic relief.
The discovery of oil can make or break a country’s economy.
With ExxonMobil set to begin oil production in Guyana next year, this tiny South American country will soon become unthinkably rich. But neighboring Venezuela shows how an oil boom can go bust.
It's too soon for South Africa to start counting its chickens over the recent offshore gas find by global energy giant Total.
A sculpture of an oil pump held by a human hand stands outside the headquarters of Venezuela’s state-owned oil company.
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Can a new government, perhaps by shoring up democracy and oversight, harness this commodity for peace and prosperity?
Blackouts are common in Haiti. In this February 2006 photo, Haitian electoral workers count ballots by candlelight during a routine blackout in Port-au-Prince.
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For many Haitians, blackouts do not just signal a political crisis; they also symbolize feelings of their loss of political power.
The Flint Hills Resources oil refinery, near downtown Houston.
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The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih.
AP Photo/Ronald Zak
The oil-exporting organization may have mustered the political will to cut production, but its disunity remains intact.
Protesters are seen outside an event Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was attending in Calgary on Nov. 22, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada has joined the international community in calling for a transition away from fossil fuels. There is no reason to wait for more painful disruption before planning for that transition.
A fan of fuel blends that contain as much as 85 percent ethanol.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
Vehicles made before 2001 could suffer fuel system or engine damage if they're run on E15.
Kenya is ill-prepared for the environmental, health and safety impacts that accompany oil production.
Kenya must address the needs and priorities of the oil sector in regards to environment, health and safety.
Kenya needs more skilled local workers who can be employed in the oil sector.
A major constraint that prevents Kenyans from benefiting from the oil sector includes the lack of specialised training or technical skills
Nine years after the Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea, victims have yet to receive compensation.
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Despite its magnitude, the response to the Montara oil spill did not receive the publicity of other offshore oil disasters like the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Joggers and sightseers take in the Doha skyline.
Reuters/Ibraheem al Omari
Qatar's decision to aid Turkey in the face of American sanctions against the country may finally be a snub too far for its close relationship with the US.
A woman in Venezuela shows off the new two and five bolivar soberano bills.
Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Venezuela recently devalued its bolivar by 95 percent to tame rabid hyperinflation that has been sending prices on everyday goods through the roof. If history is a guide, it won't work.