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UN chief damps climate treaty hopes
New deal unlikely before next year (FT)

US Republican boycott delays climate bill
Nixes hopes Congress can pass bill before Copenhagen (FT)

US rightwing activists curb efforts to cut carbon emissions
Americans for Prosperity becoming formidable political force (FT)

Global Insight: Beijing has played climate cards beautifully
Beijing happy that India has struck belligerent tone (FT)

Analysis: Burning ambition
Beijing takes on west in 21st century race for resources (FT)

Tories’ plan on low-carbon electricity
Shadow energy secretary backs strengthening incentives (FT)

Russia’s Lukoil may start trading naphtha in Asia, CEO says
Chief also sees opportunities in trading LPG (Bloomberg)

Endesa unveils 55% drop in nine-month net profits
Spanish company affected by lower gains from asset sales (FT)

Enel refinances €10bn in debt
Italian electricity utility turns to private investors (FT)

Insight: WTI is losing its glitter