Energy policy has always been of vital importance in the US. That's why oil and gas executives have taken over the reigns of the government today

The landlocked Caspian Sea is a cauldron of geopolitics. Its essential ingredients: oil and natural gas

India's energy supplies depend entirely on the vagaries of the market

Energy security will not come with more drilling. The faster we realise this, the better

Today, it is oil politics that dictates international relations and alliances. Several international conflicts in recent years have been sparked off by the need to control oil fields. With war clouds hovering over Iraq and the conference on climate change

River water sharing project brings Israel and Lebanon on the brink of war

On the issue of quantitative restrictions on the use of flexibility mechanisms by industrialised countries to meet their emission reduction commitments, once again the EU compromised on its

Faulty policies drained north China of its water. Now a project to bring water hundreds of kilometres from the south has been mooted

The US and Canada agree to share their salmon resources

kazakh foreign minister Kasymzhomart Tokayev played down concerns that China's plans to siphon-off water from the Irtysh river would cause economic and ecological damage in the ex-Soviet