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JLN Environmental/Energy: Natural gas discoveries put E. Africa on world energy map; Climate change: S Africa in front line of global warming battle; Analysis: Brazil struggles to cash in on carbon credits Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition: Natural gas discoveries put E. Africa on world energy map, says the AP; S Africa in front line of global warming battle, according to the Financial Times. Reuters, meanwhile, reports: Brazil struggles to cash in on carbon credits.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Analysis: CO2 market has failed to promote cleaner energy; Why Climate Polls Don’t Mean Much; Emission trading scheme in Rio suffers setback Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition: the Texas Climate & Carbon Exchange Opens for Global Trading, the group announces in a press release; Bloomberg says the UN Envoys Close to Deal on Energy, Sustainability Goals, while also reporting: EU Lawmakers Urge Cut of at Least 1.4 Billion CO2 Permits.

JLN Environmental/Energy: JLN Environmental/Energy: Rio, China Say They Won’t Use Sold CO2 Credits for Limits; EU May Soften Draft Energy Savings Law, Drop CO2 Option; U.S. Solar Grew 85 Percent in First Quarter, SEIA Says Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition: “Rio, China Say They Won’t Use Sold CO2 Credits for Limits,” Bloomberg reports. “Cap And Trade Lives, And Works, In Northeastern US,” says respected blog Energy Collective. And, “Three London Employees Leave GreenX’s London Office, CME Says,” according to Bloomberg.

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU Risks 12 Years of Oversupply in CO2 Market: Report; EU Report on Carbon Market Due Before August: Hedegaard; Carbon Offset Prices Vary Widely By Standard And Project Type: Study Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Bloomberg covers a WWF/Greenpeace report that says the EU Risks 12 Years of Oversupply in CO2 Market, while a New York Times’ blog digs in to On Not Reaching Carbon Goals, responding to the IEA’s report on energy technology perspectives. Grist/Guardian interviews the EPA’s Lisa Jackson on coal and the economy.

JLN Environmental/Energy: China picks stable power prices over emissions targets; Argus expands coverage of California; US renewables trading; EU calls for 2030 green goals Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Reuters tells us that “China picks stable power prices over emissions targets,” while Bloomberg reports “EU Pledge ’Fair and Equal’ Access to CO2 Auction Proposal.” And, Financial Times Deutschland reports, noted by Bloomberg, that “Germany Threatened by Energy Overcapacity.”

JLN Environmental/Energy: “World Missing Environmental Goals in Paralysis of Indecision,” “Global environment deteriorating despite international targets,” “World Bank: waste management challenge ‘greater than climate change’” Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, several outlets cover UNEP’s mostly critical GEO-5 report, including Bloomberg, Reuters, and Business Green. An interesting World Bank report, meanwhile, tackles the global trash problem.

JLN Environmental/Energy: “EU Won’t Discuss Carbon Roadmap Next Week, Official Says” “EU-Chinese carbon market contacts intensifying” “Climate change to cost LatAm $100 bn by 2050: study” Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, European carbon issues are in focus, including EurActiv’s coverage of EU-Chinese carbon market discussions and Bloomberg’s report that the EU has dropped its carbon-cutting strategy through 2050 from a ministerial level meeting set for next week. In other news, WWF will report that China seizes green manufacturing lead from Europe.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Suspended trading and clearing of 2012 EUA and CER June Future Contracts with immediate effect; 97% of RGGI Units Meet First Compliance Period Obligations; Who’s Brave Enough to Start a Solar Fund Today? Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, RGGI is in the spotlight with a release saying 97% of its units meet first compliance hurdle; the New York Times covers the release in its blog. Just Means takes a look at a water finance model. Meanwhile, the API and ANGA say Obama’s EPA overstates pollution from gas fracking.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Fourteen Programs Show CO2 Trade Taking Off: World Bank; CO2 market wants tougher EU 2020 climate goal; Australian Law Allows UN CO2 Use Through 2020: Negotiator Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Bloomberg covers the World Bank’s comments on successful CO2 trade, while Reuters notes leading carbon market players’ call for a tougher EU 2020 climate goal. Scientific American takes on climate change and the impact on electricity markets. The Hill covers the GOP split that leaves $1.5 billion uncut in the U.S. Energy and Water spending bill.