Short-term price hikes slow reforms.
A study issued last month by the Paris-based International Energy Agency predicts 2.5 million premature fatalities per year.
Rising oil imports may mask capital flight.
Upstream dams and reduced water flows threaten livelihoods along Southeast Asia's Mekong River.
A former leader of the 1989 pro-democracy movement says Beijing would like to meet its climate change pledges, but can't.
Economists believe the crisis will slow reforms.
An exiled veteran democracy activist exposes a political strategy favored by Mao and its effects in Hong Kong.