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JLN Environmental/Energy: Carbon Markets Drive China, India Climate Efforts, Center Says; More US cities join push to sell off fossil fuel investments; Chinese Solar Firm Sells Stake to Raise Cash Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this issue, Reuters and Bloomberg cover the decline in European power trading. The Hill reports Ex-climate czar Browner predicts Obama will regulate existing power plants.The Atlantic’s May issue asks: What If We Never Run Out of Oil? The Financial Times says More US cities join push to sell off fossil fuel investments.

JLN Environmental/Energy: China may open crude futures to foreign investors; US sees $90bn boost from shale gas boom; Bamboo carbon credits now on sale in China Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, coverage of a leaked UN study in UN Leak Shows More Evidence Humans Cause Global Warming and A Contrarian Spin on the Next Big Climate Report. Elsewhere, ‘World’s first’ carbon storage database to go live in 2013 and Tougher Fracking Regulations Backed by 66%, Poll Shows.

JLN Environmental/Energy: UN carbon scheme reaches milestone, flaws and all; Slow economy, cleaner energy cut into carbon emissions; Google’s Business Is Booming, Its Carbon Emissions Are Not Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition, from the trading space: Argus reports “Guangdong launches pilot emissions trading scheme,” while Eco-Business offers “UN carbon scheme reaches milestone, flaws and all.” And on the business front: “Google’s Business Is Booming, Its Carbon Emissions Are Not,” says Forbes. Bloomberg brings “World’s Top 10 Companies That Hide Their Emissions.”

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU OKs 3 states to keep free CO2 permits; EU Carbon Price Increases Would Intensify Crisis, Poland Says; UN urges countries to impose global taxes to boost aid Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition: Reuters reports “EU OKs 3 states to keep free CO2 permits,” while Bloomberg quotes Polish officials arguing that “EU Carbon Price Increases Would Intensify Crisis.” The Sydney Morning Herald, meanwhile, offers: US official says ETS remains ‘one option’

JLN Environmental/Energy: EU Risks 12 Years of Oversupply in CO2 Market: Report; EU Report on Carbon Market Due Before August: Hedegaard; Carbon Offset Prices Vary Widely By Standard And Project Type: Study Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Bloomberg covers a WWF/Greenpeace report that says the EU Risks 12 Years of Oversupply in CO2 Market, while a New York Times’ blog digs in to On Not Reaching Carbon Goals, responding to the IEA’s report on energy technology perspectives. Grist/Guardian interviews the EPA’s Lisa Jackson on coal and the economy.

JLN Environmental/Energy: “World Missing Environmental Goals in Paralysis of Indecision,” “Global environment deteriorating despite international targets,” “World Bank: waste management challenge ‘greater than climate change’” Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, several outlets cover UNEP’s mostly critical GEO-5 report, including Bloomberg, Reuters, and Business Green. An interesting World Bank report, meanwhile, tackles the global trash problem.

JLN Environmental/Energy: May 18, 2012 Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition of EMN, the AP and other major outlets cover the first steps taken by the UN to craft a new pact. Long-time climate and business editor Todd Woody, writing for Forbes, takes a look at the California carbon market and the state’s budget woes. For its take, the San Francisco Chronicle points out the tough choices and lingering questions surrounding the California plan. The New York Times, meanwhile, reports high anti-dumping U.S. tariffs on Chinese solar panels.

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.