Kate Mackenzie The Source: The fear of speculation crackdown; Honda’s hybrids; That €400bn solar desert project

On Energy Source:

What’s really moving the energy markets

The next challenge for that €400bn solar desert project

Markets: Oil steadies as commodities consolidate

From Formula One to… hybrids

New ways to tackle the fraught questions of carbon emissions

Speculator crackdown: Who will say what?

G8 critics miss the point
Further reading:

IOCs say changes to Nigeria’s energy sector tax system will reduce their capital investment by half (Mail & Guardian)

Some lawmakers just keep talking about merging the CFTC with the SEC (DealBook/NY Times)

How pipelines and energy infrastructure are increasingly coming under attack (The National)

Russian plans for a floating nuclear plant, shaped like a ship, by 2012. What could possibly go wrong? (Yale 360)

Ivory coast poison claimants win first skirmish in Trafigura lawsuit (Guardian)

Chart of the week: Crude oil and volatility (SeekingAlpha)

Is a little nuclear pork worth a few GOP votes? (TNR)

Images of wave and tidal power projects (NewScientist)

Honduras is apparently coping coping with the PDVSA embargo (Platts)