In this edition, renewables news (some positive, some not) flows in from around the globe: Clean Energy Investment Headed for Second Annual Decline; EU unveils funding list for gas, power projects; German renewable surcharge to rise nearly 1 cent in 2014-sources; Chile Doubles Renewable-Energy Goal to 20% to Spark New Projects. Plus, Australians are betting China to have ETS ‘by 2020’. And, a guest writer in The FT says lets markets drive U.S. energy policy. Quote of the Day: “I think it sends a strong signal to any country that does not use price-based emissions mechanisms that it may be…
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JLN Environmental/Energy: Keystone Nears Completion, But Canada Still Cut Off; Norway to buy more carbon credits; EU agrees to bend on aviation emissions, still faces resistance Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
JLN Environmental/Energy: EU, China resolve solar dispute – their biggest trade row by far; China will act on emissions for its own reasons, says analyst; Iberdrola attacks Spanish energy overhaul Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
JLN Environmental/Energy: China, India to Drive World’s Growing Energy Use; A Carbon Tax by Any Other Name; Antitrust Probe Targets Halliburton’s Fracking Business Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
JLN Environmental/Energy: EU finance arm curbs loans to coal-fired power plants; B.C. carbon tax showing positive results; China Weighs Environmental Costs Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In this edition, a couple of science-focused articles earned a spot in our Leads section. This markets-focused newsletter typically leaves the science to the professional journals. But here are two examples where science and money mix: Harvesting electricity from the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the American Chemical Society and Reuters’ coverage of the journal Nature’s study showing Arctic methane release could cost economy $60 trillion. Also today, Chevron Draws Europe Toward Natural Gas Independence, reports Bloomberg.
JLN Environmental/Energy: Vattenfall writes down $4.6 billion in ailing energy market; Leading Republican says U.S. biofuel policy needs overhaul; China’s Coal-Fired Economy Dying of Thirst as Mines Lack Water Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
JLN Environmental/Energy: Shuttle diplomacy under way on global aviation emissions deal; Republicans Propose Limiting Obama Climate Plan in Budget; U.S. rules on fracking on public lands seen costing drillers dearly Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
JLN Environmental/Energy: Carbon-Cost Change Seen by Republicans as Raising Prices; Britain plans tax breaks for shale gas investment; Asian Coal Use Grows Despite Gas Challenge Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In this edition, the push-and-pull of Washington revealed in Carbon-Cost Change Seen by Republicans as Raising Prices from Bloomberg and White House climate advisor tells House Dems what’s coming from The Hill’s E2 Wire. From the solar space, China’s Feud With West on Solar Leads to Tax reports The New York Times. Plus, a new study: Fracking Research Finding No Water Taint Near Drill Site.