Energy

Jonathan Franklin: "33 Men"

February 24, 2011

The dramatic plight and rescue of thirty-three entombed Chilean miners captured the world's attention last October. Journalist, Jonathan Franklin, interviewed the men and tells their story: how they survived trapped deep underground, the rescue operation that brought them to the surface, and the haunting aftermath of their captivity.

Oil Prices Amidst Turmoil in the Arab World

February 24, 2011

Turmoil and uncertainty in North Africa and the Middle East are leading to increased volatility in oil markets: What price spikes could mean for U.S. consumers and the global economy.

Escalating Unrest in Libya

February 22, 2011

The 41-year rule of Libyan leader Muammar el-Quaddafi appears to be unraveling despite a brutal crackdown on protesters. Warplanes, helicopters and troops fired on crowds of demonstrators yesterday. Libyan diplomats around the globe...

Environmental Outlook: Oil Subsidies and the Future of U.S. Energy Policy

February 1, 2011

A look at the big business of oil subsidies and the future of U.S. energy policies.

President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

January 26, 2011

Analysis of President Obama's State of the Union Address.

Environmental Outlook: The BP Oil Spill

January 4, 2011

The Obama administration is suing BP for clean-up costs and penalties. As part of our Environmental Outlook Series, Diane and guests explore the case against BP and provide an update on restoration efforts and the future of deep water drilling in the Gulf.

International Issues Outlook

International Issues Outlook

January 3, 2011

Foreign policy challenges in 2011. A look ahead at the U.S. role in Afghanistan and Pakistan, global economic trends and America’s influence in the world.

Nuclear Power Plant Future

Nuclear Power Plant Future

November 9, 2010

Problems led to the temporary shut-down of two East Coast nuclear power plants over the weekend. The nuclear power industry – its safety record and its future.

Oil-Eating Microbes and the BP Spill

Oil-Eating Microbes and the BP Spill

August 26, 2010

A new study suggests mother nature might be cleaning up the BP spill faster than expected. Researchers found several species of oil-eating bacteria thriving in the submerged plume, but uncertainty remains over the threat to marine life.

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

July 8, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil disaster and who will get what from BP.

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