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JLN Environmental/Energy: Analysis: CO2 market has failed to promote cleaner energy; Why Climate Polls Don’t Mean Much; Emission trading scheme in Rio suffers setback Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition: the Texas Climate & Carbon Exchange Opens for Global Trading, the group announces in a press release; Bloomberg says the UN Envoys Close to Deal on Energy, Sustainability Goals, while also reporting: EU Lawmakers Urge Cut of at Least 1.4 Billion CO2 Permits.

JLN Environmental/Energy: JLN Environmental/Energy: Rio, China Say They Won’t Use Sold CO2 Credits for Limits; EU May Soften Draft Energy Savings Law, Drop CO2 Option; U.S. Solar Grew 85 Percent in First Quarter, SEIA Says Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition: “Rio, China Say They Won’t Use Sold CO2 Credits for Limits,” Bloomberg reports. “Cap And Trade Lives, And Works, In Northeastern US,” says respected blog Energy Collective. And, “Three London Employees Leave GreenX’s London Office, CME Says,” according to Bloomberg.

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: “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: Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Hits Three-Year High; Shale of the century; China Aims to Link With Global Markets to Cap CO2 Emissions Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Ecosystem Marketplace digs into data showing a three-year high for voluntary carbon offsets. Bloomberg reports on China’s “Aim to Link With Global Markets to Cap CO2 Emissions.” Business Green reports on a new HSBC carbon bond analysis. The print edition of The Economist dissects the numbers behind the U.S.’s “Shale of the Century.”

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 14, 2012 Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

This edition of EMN features the Brazilian perspective on cap and trade and a UN warning to Asia’s giant cities over carbon emissions. Another report warns on water shortages eventually crippling areas of US, China, India and elsewhere. In the natural gas arena, Australia’s shale ambitions and the U.S. supply glut are covered.