Kate Mackenzie The Source: UK Budget; LNG glut’s upside; US cap-and-trade; reducing energy bills

On Energy Source:

Britain’s Budget: How green is it?

Looking on the bright side of the LNG glut

EPA says cap and trade would be cheap and effective


Green investing: Pros say green stocks can’t beat the bear It’s not the right time to invest in green stocks, says fund manager (CNBC – video)

Biomass: A million-dollar bet on making fuel from trash Project to convert raw rubbish into fuel (LA Times)

Solar: Vatican to build Europe’s largest solar plant 100-Mw, €500,000 plant planned (Guardian)

Politics: Calling carbon dioxide dangerous is ‘almost comical’ But Republican congressman Boehner says his party will probably come up with its own plan (NY Times)

Oil: The fate of an oil exporter: Why are oil producers often price-takers? (Gregor.us)

Efficiency: Screw the recession: How to spend less and get more on your bills Energy efficiency tips round-up (Gizmodo)

Research: Energy journal round-up A new monthly post on the Oil Drum wrapping up new peer-reviewed journal articles (The Oil Drum)