Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

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Washington Post announces cuts to retirement benefits

Washington Post announces cuts to retirement benefits

Changes cover nonunion employees, and the company will seek similar changes for union-covered workers.

All over the planet, countries are completely missing their emissions targets

All over the planet, countries are completely missing their emissions targets

Even many industrialized countries are going to blow through the 2020 targets they agreed to meet at earlier climate summits.

Heirs to Rockefeller oil empire plan to sever financial ties to fossil fuels

Heirs to Rockefeller oil empire plan to sever financial ties to fossil fuels

“There is a moral imperative to preserve a healthy planet,” said Valerie Rockefeller Wayne, a great-great-granddaughter of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller Sr.

Just how oil rich is Scotland?

Just how oil rich is Scotland?

Many oil and gas experts have warned that Scotland might not be quite as well off as nationalists are claiming.