Kate Mackenzie The Source: Oil lobbying; carbon permit markets; Iraq’s oil bureacracy

On Energy Source:

Voluntary carbon markets double in size, but ‘buyer beware’ still holds true
Fewer ‘carbon cowboys’ as more credits are verified

Chinalco makes some concessions on Rio Tinto
May go some way to allaying shareholders and political objections

Markets: pricing like it’s 2007
‘Remarkable’, says BNP Paribas analyst

Climate change and marketing 101
Are emotions more important than information?

How the car industry learnt to love vehicle emissions standards
What a difference the threat of bankruptcy makes

Petrobras seems to be the winner in China’s $10bn loan ‘Fears that China will lock up all the world’s resources are not founded, at least in this deal’ (247wallst.com)

CAFE convergence The auto emissions rules saves carbon emissions, but at a cost far higher than the expect market price (Energy Outlook)

Iraq’s baby oil bureaucracy How the slow moving system threatens plans for future oil revenue (Forbes)

Google’s under the radar algae play seeks fresh funds Grant recipient seeks to take sewage-based system to next level (earth2tech)