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JLN Environmental/Energy: China to Have ETS by 2020; Coal to Surpass Oil as Top Global Fuel by 2020; US Energy Revolution Will End Old OPEC Regime Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

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…

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: 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.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Petroleum groups ask EPA for relief from biofuel mandate; In his second term, Obama becomes bolder on the environment; More of America’s wind turbines are actually being built in America Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, The Washington Post offers, In his second term, Obama becomes bolder on the environment. And in our Water section: A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water from The Guardian and Report: Water companies must do more to curb carbon emissions from Business Green.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Lignite power revenues boosted by cheap carbon prices; Mexico opens up its energy sector; Oil-Sands Industry Turns to Algae to Appease Obama Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, a focus on California in the Leads section, including Effects of climate change in California are significant and growing from the LA Times. Elsewhere, China to spend more to tackle dire pollution from The Times of India. And, Coalition may buy overseas carbon permits in Financial Review.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Why It Finally Makes Political Sense to Talk About Climate Change; Europe’s Biggest Solar Projects Threatened by China Deal; Shale Threatens Saudi Economy, Warns Prince Alwaleed Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, more follow-up on the EU-China solar deal throughout our Leads section. The National Journal digs into the mucky muck of politicizing climate change.