WorldViews: Energy


Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013

The price of oil just went up because traders misread a tweet

Traders thought this tweet, about the 1973 Israel-Arab War, was about current events.

By Max Fisher  |  03:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Energy, Israel, Syria

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Why it's good news for the U.S. that China is snapping up Iraq's oil

Iraqi petroleum is increasingly flowing east, but that's not such a bad thing.

By Max Fisher  |  03:32 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Energy, Iraq

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Poland has fracking tensions, too

Meet the new frontier in European fracking

By Olga Khazan  |  04:36 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coal, Energy, environment, fracking, poland

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Dark energy, a mysterious cosmic force, is behind physics Nobel prize-winning scientists’ discovery

Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday, after using the concept of dark energy to reach their conclusions.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Science, Space, Nobel prize, NASA: dark energy