Oil

Who Owns Oil?

This article is relevant for anyone thinking about the longer-term issues about energy and Scotland. By Carmelos Ruiz-Marrero Repsol, a multinational based in Spain, has brought a class action lawsuit in New York courts against the Argentine government for the… Read More ›

Shock of the Century

By Michael Greenwell Brian Taylor of BBC politics fame had a seemingly off-record quote about the startlingly obvious yesterday… Firstly, a UK minister told me, with considerable emphasis, that the government at Westminster was “not neutral” with regard to Scottish… Read More ›

Addicted to Risk

Days before this talk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BP’s risky pursuit of oil. Our societies have become addicted to extreme risk in finding new energy, new… Read More ›