The Take

Cutting commentary from those who know the most.


2013 oil and gas price forecast update

Energy analyst Chris Nelder refreshes his outlook for 2013.


Recycling is not architecture

The Take's C.C. Sullivan wonders why designers, architects and artists think that recycling is automatically an aesthetic success. It takes a bit more than just reusing old stuff to create good design...


Fracking envy

Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.