Carola Hoyos The Source: Waxing about Waxman-Markey; Dust foils Iraq bids; US states seek new oily piggy bank

On Energy Source:

The Waxman-Markey Bill: A start, but environmentalists say lobbyists won too much

A dust storm delays Iraq’s oil bidding round for at least a day

Gazprom says the worst is over and warns Europe not to rely on other sources of gas

The IEA cuts its medium-term oil demand forecast…

…but today the oil price rises slightly

Elsewhere:

Iraq’s Vice President Hashemi to boycott oil contracts (Reuters)

Baghdad Sandstorm Video (AP)

Cash-strapped US states consider oil and gas levies (WSJ)

Food for thought: The oil intensity of food (The Oil Drum)