Why is the globe experiencing a worldwide energy shortage?

From Brazil to Europe to China, a confluence of events is wreaking havoc on businesses and consumers alike. In China, power shortages are causing lamps to go out and enterprises to close. In Brazil, the poor must choose between paying…

Is it now Japan’s turn?

¬†As a result of the worldwide energy shortage, power prices have reached new highs for the first time in nine months   Gains in global oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and coal prices are starting to flow through to Japan’s…