Six Facts: Our Global Energy Consumption

The six facts that illustrate our global energy consumption take us to the countries, the growth rates, and the types of energy..

Energy Policy Decisions

Comparing the safety of nuclear power, oil, and coal, Slate columnist William Saletan helps us make some energy policy decisions. His focus is fatalities. In the oil supply chain, from 1969-2000, he cites 20,000 deaths. For coal, the number is…