The Source: Tanaka and the mysterious demand comment; BP on solar power; burning bananas

Clouseau-esque market-moving commentary, IEA edition

BP on solar power: the industry hits back

Burning banana skins instead of wood

Should oil prices and renewables decouple?


Elsewhere:

Sharing the costs of a carbon cap It’s more complicated than we think, writes John Kemp in his continuing analysis of the political barriers to a US cap and trade regime (Reuters)

Six ways they’re turning random crap into alternative energy Baby poo and… it gets even better (cracked.com)

Cleantech VC funding falls off a cliff – except for energy storage And electric car batteries in particular (Venturebeat)

Developing oil sands to become even more expensive $60 a barrel nowhere near enough (Financial Post)

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