Kate Mackenzie The Source: Cost surge ends; China’s climate change plan; the additionality dilemma

On Energy Source:

Oil is the great unknown for airlines

What China is doing about climate change

Markets: prices dip as dollar strengthens

Rising costs for oil and gas sector ends

Carbon offsets and the problem of additionality

Positive news for renewables: financing begins to improve

Majors continue LNG investments with eye on niche market

Elsewhere:

Nigeria must re-allocate oil revenue to end violence: MEND ‘Fiscal federalism is among the things that will silence our guns,’ (Platts)

US energy chief meets with UN chief to discuss climate, energy (Platts)

Floating wind turbine launched Statoil tows turbine offshore this weekend (BBC)

Could India become a solar leader? Major plan estimates costs could come down to 5 rupees per megawatt hour (New York Times)

Wind power: can it make a profit? Subisidies make a big contribution to US installations (Forbes)

Unintended consequences: the long-term impact of crisis blogging A point for debate (The Oil Drum)

Cuba could supply oil to US in post-embargo future If, for example, Venezuela’s Cuban investment plans runs into trouble (Miami Herald)