The battle for the Arctic commences…

The North Pole and the frozen seas within the Arctic Circle are melting. We have been living with this uncomfortable truth for decades now and, whichever side of the climate change debate you come down on, there is no denying that year after year, the ice is retreating and access to this far-lung reach of…

Supply and demand: the fickle oil market

Despite a globally dwindling supply, despite a continuous growth in energy consumption, oil prices victim to the caprices of the global market. A flooded oil market has made this dwindling resource bizarrely cheap… for the moment anyway: Oil prices plummet