James Fontanella-Khan Pink Picks: UK clean energy, China Steel, Metals bounce

Energy news from the FT:

- Chinese official warns US on carbon protectionism
Import taxes proposal in Waxman-Markey bill ‘particularly unfair to China’

- Uplift in China’s steel demand discounted
Market is likely to remain weak and prices depressed until next year

- Duration doubts over base metals bounce
Mining industry astonished as rise comes in the face of collapsing industrial output

- CF Industries fights off Agrium takeover bid
Agrium asking CF’s investors to withhold votes for three incumbent board members

- BHP says Escondida copper output to fall 30%
Global minier posted falls in quarterly production across key commodities