Jump to Navigation
Environment / Food
Media / Culture
Sex & Relationships
Stories by Andrew Nikiforuk
The Ten Commandments of Ebola - Where the Choices Can Be Life or Death
Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: The Tyee
An alarming new protocol in Liberian slums speak volumes about the evolving epidemic.
The Surprising Culprits in the Spread of the Deadly Ebola Virus
Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: The Tyee
The crisis has offered insights on globalization, deforestation, and the limits to institutionalized global medicine
The Soaring Price of Limes Means Trouble: Are Asian Bugs and Climate Change the Culprits?
Posted on: May 12, 2014, Source: The Tyee
The average price of limes has shot up from 23 cents to over a dollar -- here's why.
Frackers Are Setting off Swarms of Earthquakes Across the Planet
Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: The Tyee
The industry is setting off quakes from Texas to the Netherlands
Are Biofuels Really a Boondoggle? The Perils and Promise of Turning Plants into Gasoline
Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: The Tyee
Tea Party activists, environmentalists and petrolistas now condemn the industry in equal measure, but is there more to the story?
Meet the Tar Sands Pollution Refugees
Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: The Tyee
'Gassed' by oil sands operations, families say they've been forced to evacuate.
Natural Gas Glut: Wall Street Is Driving the Shale Gas Boom Like it Did the Housing Mortgage Scandal
Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: The Tyee
In an attempt to meet unrealistic financial production targets (and please Wall Street), the industry drove natural gas prices to uneconomic lows in recent years.
Disaster in the Making: Grave Warnings Issued That Keystone Pipeline Is Structurally Flawed
Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: The Tyee
TransCanada is trying to get its Keystone XL pipeline approved, but a whistleblower is raising the alarm.
One Scientist's Easily Understood Theory Offers a Radically Different Vision for How We Think About Energy
Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source: The Tyee
Charlie Hall champions a revolutionary idea known as "energy return on energy invested." Every plant, animal and human civilization lives by EROI, he explains.
Why Our 21st Century Slave Society Can't Last
Posted on: May 29, 2011, Source: The Tyee
We're the slave masters of energy-driven gadgets that replace human labor. But don't count on it sticking around.
The Republican Who Dared Tell the Truth About America's Looming Oil Disaster
Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: The Tyee
Matt Simmons didn't let the money, bullshit or arrogance surrounding the oil industry cloud his judgment.
Who We Are
Advertise on AlterNet