Oct 15, 2012 — Commentator Sheril Kirshenbaum says national energy strategies don't fit so neatly into red or blue compartments. The boundaries are blurry, motivated by more than a candidate's platform. Energy policies often cross party lines and she says we must open our eyes to when and where they do.
Jun 7, 2012 — Soybeans came to the U.S. as a cheap source of oil, and they've never been able to overcome that past. They just don't have the rock star status of corn, even though they're the nation's number two crop.
May 10, 2012 — No matter how much oil the U.S. produces domestically, we'll still be vulnerable to huge swings in the price of gasoline. That's because there's a single, global price for oil.
Apr 19, 2012 — The country says it wants to invest in the oil business. But where will the money come from?
Mar 11, 2012 — A surprising amount of energy is wasted along the way as we grow, process, transport and eat our food. Making changes in this chain is one not-so-obvious path to curbing our energy consumption.
Oct 11, 2011 — We talk with Daniel Yergin, author of a new book called The Quest. The book's heroes are the engineers and scientists of the energy world.
Oct 7, 2011 — Some see doom in North Dakota's oil boom, and criticized the music, tone and sourcing in a weekend story. The editor responds.
Aug 26, 2011 — With Moammar Gadhafi on the run, Libya needs to start thinking about its next big challenge — what to do with the massive amount of wealth they as a country possess in oil. Almost all countries that find oil suffer from the resource curse. But there is one notable exception — Norway.
May 5, 2011 — Commentator Ursula Goodenough specializes in the development of sustainable biofuels. She shares a graph with us showing the rise and predicted fall of oil production over a 2,500 year time frame.
Jun 14, 2010 — In our first hour, the future of oil, and reporting on the oil spill. In our second hour, "Click" and Tift Merritt.