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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.

JLN Environmental/Energy: “American Companies Beating Europe to First Commercial CCS Plant”, “Inspecting China’s carbon trading plans” Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says U.S. and Canadian companies likely to beat European rivals in carbon capture and storage. Climate Spectator steps up with an analysis piece comparing China’s three main carbon markets. The IEA sets out shale gas ‘golden rules’ for cleaner fracking, covered by Business Green.

JLN Environmental/Energy: May 21, 2012 Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

The Age covers Australian carbon markets and the global price on emissions trading. In North America, natural gas prices, coal and Keystone remain hot political buttons. The global solar tariff battle moves into the next round, with China lobbing back its complaint.

JLN Environmental/Energy: May 16, 2012 Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

This edition of EMN reveals a drop in EU emissions amid the ongoing carbon-rule tussle. Cable power transport is covered in a Reuters opinion piece and two Business Green articles, one on China and one on Google. A Stanford Professor invites climate change skeptics to hang out and chat. A former Democratic Senator says President Obama will eventually greenlight Keystone. Quote of the Day: “The governors up and down the East Coast are extraordinarily interested in broadening out their energy portfolio with offshore wind. We have seen a level of engagement and interest by the governors in getting steel in…

John Lothian Newsletter: ICE grain contracts kick off turf war with CME; Red Flags Said to Go Unheeded at Chase; China’s Citic in algorithmic trading deal John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

ICE launched its first grain contracts yesterday. Much analysis and discussion abounds regarding JPMorgan’s big loss, including stories that warnings of trouble from inside the company had been ignored. China’s Citic Securities buys into algorithmic trading software, signaling an increase in automatic trading in Asia. RJ O’Brien has a plan to mollify grain traders over extended trading hours, and tries to get the CFTC’s attention. BOX Options Exchange mulls the possibility of allowing after-hours trading on its options products.