In this edition, major news outlets come at a new Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development report from a few different angles. Bloomberg, for its part, dives into some statistics that carbon market proponents will find interesting. The cost of reducing one metric ton of carbon dioxide in the power industry using emissions trading systems is 10 euros ($13.56) on average, compared with 169 euros for feed-in tariffs, the OECD says of the data it collected from 15 countries (including the U.S. and China) and reported by Bloomberg. The BBC and Reuters, among others, also cover the report, in our…
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JLN Environmental/Energy: Administration Presses Ahead With Limits on Emissions From Power Plants; Ozone Treaty Offers Quicker Fix for Global Warming; California law to regulate fracking signed by governor Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In this edition, continuing coverage of the Obama administration’s push ahead with enacting the first federal carbon limits on the nation’s power companies. The NY Times follows up with Challenges Await Plan to Reduce Emissions. German elections held the globe’s attention. We dive into the contest’s energy implications in Merkel romps to victory but faces tough coalition choices from Reuters. And, the Wall Street Journal’s German Business Demands New Energy Policy.
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: China’s Spending on Renewable Energy May Total 1.8 Trillion Yuan; New EPA chief takes on critics of U.S. agency’s policies; Carbon neutral growth for aviation – At what price? Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In this edition, coverage of the carbon markets is found in Carbon neutral growth for aviation – At what price? fromBloomberg New Energy Finance and UN to open carbon market offices in Bogota and Manila from the blog Responding to Climate Change. From the political realm, Republicans May Make Keystone a Budget Issue, Ryan Says.
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: 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: 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.
JLN Environmental/Energy: Europe comfortable combining with Australia’s carbon market; As World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant Opens, California Looks to End Solar Wars; California floats cap-and-trade rule changes Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In this edition, coverage about a potential EU, Australian carbon hook-up. There’s Bloomberg’s report of an Accenture study on the link and some perspective from the Sydney Morning Herald. Elsewhere, California floats cap-and-trade rule changes. And from the solar space, As World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant Opens, California Looks to End Solar Wars.
JLN Environmental/Energy: China to Join U.S. in Carbon-Capture Projects; Swiss-EU ETS linking talks to end by end-2013; Japan’s New Direction On Climate Change Environmental/Energy,Newsletter
In today’s edition, Chinese-U.S. cooperation, featuring carbon capture and other steps. Meanwhile, solar market seen exceeding $134 billion by 2020, Navigant Says. Also today, Richard Sandor is awarded the French Legion of Honor, acknowledging his accomplishments in environmental finance and carbon.