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JLN Environmental/Energy: IMF director Lagarde sounds warning on climate change action; Surging shale output shakes up US gas; Water Shortage Seen Worsening on Climate Change in Potsdam Study Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

Change is coming for climate change and energy reform catalyst Eileen Claussen, a founder 15 years ago of the Pew Center on Global Change and president of its updated version, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions or C2ES. Ms. Claussen, once with the Clinton Administration, is semi-retiring to teach and consult. Her board member, Theodore Roosevelt IV, toasts her and the group’s ability to bring business and environmental groups to the same table. Read more in our Leads section.

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

In this edition, Canada and Japan and Norway feature with their respective carbon market moves. Plus, Aviation Envoys Restrict EU Market Terms in Carbon Pledge. And, India’s Ultra-Mega Solar Plant to Sell Record-Low Power.

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU Carbon Market Main Hurdle to Aviation Deal, India Says; Greg Barker calls for ‘explosion of choice’ in UK energy market; Obama Nominee Binz Withdraws From Consideration for FERC Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition, fightin words out of India, in Bloomberg’s EU Carbon Market Main Hurdle to Aviation Deal, India Says. Plus, Poland pits itself against EU climate promises, reports Reuters. The Hill says Senators to huddle on path forward for stalled energy efficiency bill.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Fresh Hopes on Climate Change; Shutdown Would Scuttle House Pipeline Hearing; Intel Targets Share of $5 Billion Smart-Grid Market Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

Let’s call this edition’s Leads section our science and technology collective. Articles include: IPCC Scientist: Climate change will hit Europe’s competitiveness; South Korean Scientists Use E. Coli to Make Gasoline; Can Bob Inglis Make Republicans Relevant in Climate and Clean Energy Policy? and Intel Targets Share of $5 Billion Smart-Grid Market.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Analysis: Foes of Obama climate policy prepare battle over cost of carbon; European Wind Market to Shrink for 2 Years, Make Says; Citigroup and GE Finance Pattern Energy Texas Wind Farm Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, political coverage in a Reuters piece on the economic and climate tie-in. Bloomberg, meanwhile, has: Coal Foe Named to FERC Is Latest Obama Pick Drawing Ire. In the carbon space, Allianz Mulls Carbon Credit Expansion After Indonesia Investment.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Shale Grab in U.S. Stalls as Falling Values Repel Buyers; GAO to review how administration developed ‘social cost’ of carbon; Luminant Sued by EPA Over Texas Clean Air Violation Claims Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Coalition’s carbon budget shortfall will be $4 billion, unless . . . reports Climate Spectator. Climate scientists are 95 percent sure that humans are causing global warming, says Grist.org. On the blog front, Harvard Environmental Economics Professor Robert Stavins, blogging on The Energy Collective weighs in with Economics and Politics in California: Cap-and-Trade and Trade Exposure.

JLN Environmental/Energy: JLN Environmental/Energy: Trash Into Gas, Efficiently? An Army Test May Tell; Energy markets bet on survival of carbon price; New Zealand reduces carbon emissions target Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

This edition leads with a handful of feature-length weekend pieces that dive into the bigger environmental issues. The Guardian has a think piece looking at the future of energy in Africa. And the FT interviews Dutch chemicals chief Feike Sijbesma of DSM about the shift from fossil fuel dependence. Also today: New Zealand reduces carbon emissions target, reports Reuters.

JLN Environmental/Energy: EPA’s McCarthy: ‘Responsible’ gas production key to climate strategy; Power play: how global electricity markets are shifting; REDD+ Finance: What Do We Know About The Private Sector Contribution? Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, differing views on natural gas role in U.S. mix and as an export candidate, plus nat gas to factor in broad energy trading talks as Obama administration heads to Brazil. The New York Times has Dow Chemical’s Andrew Liveris “Foreseeing Trouble in Exporting Natural Gas.”

JLN Environmental/Energy: Brokered EU Carbon Trade Plunges as Banks Scale Back; Kazakhstan Uses Renewable Energy to Expand Regional Leadership; Intermittent Nature of Green Power Is Challenge for Utilities Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Google’s footprint falls as users emit eight grams of CO2 per day, says Business Green. And, from Australia, the Guardian reports Tony Abbott’s climate plan has $4bn funding gap, new modelling shows. A Bloomberg piece argues Rudd Gloom Misses Australia’s Looming Natural Gas Surge: Economy.