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Eastern Europe: Finding Strength in Numbers

Countries in the region will increasingly rely on collective action backed by the United States to protect their interests from Russia. Read more…

Delegates attend a plenary session at the U.N. climate change summit in Paris on Dec. 9. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Climate Agreement Will Only Hasten Transition Beyond Oil

The agreement signed Dec. 12 in Paris is just a small part of a broader energy transition driven by technological change. Read more…

Lithuania's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating terminal docks at the port of Klaipeda, October 2014. (PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP Photo/Getty Images)

Poland and the Baltics Find New Energy Options

Alternative sources of natural gas may loosen Russia's grip on Eastern Europe in the long run. Read more…