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JLN Environmental/Energy: Northeast cuts power plant polluting allowances; PG&E, Wildlife Society Back Foreign Offsets in California; Obama energy adviser rejects calls to end biofuels mandate Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition, China seeking EU’s input on pollution control. Also today, coverage from the alternative fuels space, in Obama energy adviser rejects calls to end biofuels mandate and Britain to limit funding for new power-only biomass plants.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Power Plants Face ‘Collision Course’ With Water; U.S. Shale Boom Threatens Australian Gas Projects; Shanghai to fine firms for breaching CO2 market rules Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In today’s edition, a look at power plants’ water dependence and the emergence of U.S. shale. In carbon market coverage, Point Carbon reports Shanghai to fine firms for breaching CO2 market rules. Plus, details on Environmental Markets Association elections.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Rudd Cuts Spending to Allow Early Australian Carbon Trading; For Obama’s climate plan, devil is in the details; India Tells Wind Farms to Forecast Power or Face Fines Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, Australia’s Rudd’s move to dump carbon tax for trading scheme dominates climate headlines from major news outlets. From Ecosystem Marketplace, a feature on Obama and REDD. And, China vows to quadruple solar generating capacity by 2015. Quote of the Day: “There’s absolutely no precedent here. The EPA has been given the task of fitting a very large square peg into a very small round hole.” –Jeffrey Holmstead, who ran the EPA’s air and radiation division under President George W. Bush, in The AP’s “For Obama’s climate plan, devil is in the details” Lead Stories Rudd Cuts Spending…

JLN Environmental/Energy: U.S. court says biofuel producers must face carbon emissions rules; Rudd Seeks to Ditch Carbon Tax With Eye on Election Campaign; India Plans to Allow Coal India to Produce Natural Gas Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, a link to the U.S. Energy Department report U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather and news coverage of its findings, from The New York Times and USA Today. And from Australia, Rudd Seeks to Ditch Carbon Tax With Eye on Election Campaign.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Clean Energy Investment Rises 22% Led by U.S., China; House Passes $30.4 Billion Energy-Water Spending Measure; Spain energy overhaul set to be approved on Friday Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, fracking is in focus in a Bloomberg college research piece, Fracking Wastewater Disposal Seen Linked to Earthquakes. And, U.K. Government to Tackle Shale Gas ‘Myths’ reports the WSJ. Today’s leading story: Clean Energy Investment Rises 22% Led by U.S., China.

JLN Environmental/Energy: Clean Energy Investment Rises 22% Led by U.S., China; House Passes $30.4 Billion Energy-Water Spending Measure; Spain energy overhaul set to be approved on Friday Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, fracking is in focus in a Bloomberg college research piece, Fracking Wastewater Disposal Seen Linked to Earthquakes. And, U.K. Government to Tackle Shale Gas ‘Myths’ reports the WSJ. Today’s leading story: Clean Energy Investment Rises 22% Led by U.S., China.

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.

JLN Environmental/Energy: China’s Carbon Emissions Traders Await Offset Demand; Senate Dems huddle with Obama adviser to discuss climate plan; India Risks Spain’s Solar Slump With Move to Cut Tariff Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, a focus on Washington and legislative wrangling over environment and renewable energy bills, plus a Financial Times focus on EPA nominee Gina McCarthy.

JLN Environmental/Energy: White House issues veto threat to House energy funding bill; China Says It Will Not Set Carbon Cap; Major biorefinery opened in Britain Environmental/Energy,Newsletter

In this edition, global energy partnerships remain a connective theme, extending to Africa. African carbon markets, meanwhile, are covered by a science organization’s site. Also, Major biorefinery opened in Britain, Reuters reports.