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Held Up Without a Gun Article
A BP logo is seen at a gas station in Washington, D.C. BP's 2010 first quarter profits were $5.6 billion, a 135 percent increase over the first quarter of 2009. Meanwhile, the company owns the oil rig that exploded and sunk in the Gulf of Mexico last week, causing what some officials say could be one of the worst spills in U.S. history. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Held Up Without a Gun

Big Oil companies continue to see big profits while Americans get robbed at the pump, write Daniel J. Weiss and Susan Lyon.

Daniel J. Weiss, Susan Lyon

Oil Spills by the Numbers Article
This image made from video released by the Deepwater Horizon Response Unified Command shows an in situ burn in the Gulf of Mexico in response to the oil spill after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon. (AP/Coast Guard)

Oil Spills by the Numbers

A look at Exxon Valdez and early reports from the gulf show that we will be looking at devastating economic and environmental consequences, write Susan Lyon and Daniel Weiss.

Susan Lyon, Daniel J. Weiss

Big Oil Awash in Big Profits Article
Increased demand for oil and rising gas prices are bringing in big profits for big oil companies. (AP/Elise Amendola)

Big Oil Awash in Big Profits

Rising oil company profits, driven by increasing demand and prices at the pump, underscore the need for energy reform, write Daniel J. Weiss and Susan Lyon.

Daniel J. Weiss, Susan Lyon

Quenching Our Thirst for Oil Article
A Chinese gas station attendant gets ready to pump gasoline into a car in Beijing, China. Global oil demand—led by the United States and followed by China, Japan, and India—will dramatically increase over the next two decades. (AP/Greg Baker)

Quenching Our Thirst for Oil

The growing global demand for oil is harming U.S. security and our economy. Susan Lyon, Rebecca Lefton, and Daniel J. Weiss offer solutions.

Susan Lyon, Rebecca Lefton, Daniel J. Weiss

Running for First in the Clean-Energy Race Article
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Wednesday, January 27, 2010. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Running for First in the Clean-Energy Race

The State of the Union showcased Obama's leadership on energy and highlighted the need for bipartisan cooperation in Congress to pass energy legislation, write Daniel J. Weiss and Susan Lyon.

Daniel J. Weiss, Susan Lyon