April 17, 2013, 2:36 p.m. by Shea Gunther
This is what the skies over Beaumont, Texas, look like whenever one of the local refineries loses power.
April 10, 2013, 3:12 p.m. by John Platt
Washington Post energy correspondent Steven Mufson traveled the 1,700-mile path of the controversial tar sands pipeline.
February 25, 2013, 2:51 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Consumers are paying an average of $3.78 per gallon, which is some kind of record for this time of year. If there's plenty of product on the market, and oil futures can go into a big sell-off, gas prices should be falling. Here's some likely reasons they aren't.
February 6, 2012, 6:09 p.m.
Thanks to our oil addiction, such a world would include rolling blackouts, minimal transportation, dwindling food supplies and possibly war.
May 6, 2011, 2:53 p.m.
Video: Are gas prices making you want to pull your hair out? CNN's Ali Velshi explains why we're to blame for high gas prices.
July 8, 2010, 12:28 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Oilman-turned-solar entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett says there's only one shot to plug the well, and getting it wrong comes with a heavy price.
June 17, 2010, 4:33 p.m.
Video: Charles Wohlforth, author of 'The Fate of Nature,' tells MSNBC about the oil spill's likely long-term effects and what could exacerbate them.
June 16, 2010, 1:54 p.m. by Smarter Living
The oil spill drives home the consequences of our addiction.