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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: ETS link can only hurt us; Offsetting Not An Option In Upcoming EPA Carbon Rules; Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

Today’s issue features more from Australia on its ETS and Obama’s push into nat gas.

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: 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.

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU, China resolve solar dispute – their biggest trade row by far; China will act on emissions for its own reasons, says analyst; Iberdrola attacks Spanish energy overhaul Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, major newswires provide the latest on a China-EU solar trade deal. Details yet to come on prices. Also, more on UN CER trading pause. And, the Wall Street Journal jumps in with Natural-Gas Demand Slips in Japan, World’s No. 1 Importer.

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

In this edition, developing countries to vastly outpace OECD in carbon emissions -U.S. EIA. A power company says no problem hitting federal carbon cutting targets. And, a Scientific American interview with former Secretary of State George Shultz.

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU finance arm curbs loans to coal-fired power plants; B.C. carbon tax showing positive results; China Weighs Environmental Costs Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, a couple of science-focused articles earned a spot in our Leads section. This markets-focused newsletter typically leaves the science to the professional journals. But here are two examples where science and money mix: Harvesting electricity from the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the American Chemical Society and Reuters’ coverage of the journal Nature’s study showing Arctic methane release could cost economy $60 trillion. Also today, Chevron Draws Europe Toward Natural Gas Independence, reports Bloomberg.

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

In this edition, coverage of Europe’s electricity challenges, in Vattenfall writes down $4.6 billion in ailing energy market from Reuters and an FT column A real energy revolution needs us to look beyond sound bites. From the U.S.: House Lawmakers Say Renewable-Fuel Mandate Will Change.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Shuttle diplomacy under way on global aviation emissions deal; Republicans Propose Limiting Obama Climate Plan in Budget; U.S. rules on fracking on public lands seen costing drillers dearly Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, carbon market coverage from Reuters’ in “Shuttle diplomacy under way on global aviation emissions deal” and from Business Green’s “Chinese minister confirms carbon tax is on its way”. Plus, “Enbridge Agrees to Buy 50 Percent of Quebec Wind Farm From EDF.”