James Fontanella-Khan Spot news

Obama to offer cuts at Copenhagen
US set to reduce emissions by 17% from 2005 levels by 2020

China’s Wen will join Obama at Copenhagen climate talks
China and US are the biggest biggest producer of greenhouse gasses (Bloomberg)

EnCana shareholders agree on split
Canadian group to be divided into two publicly traded companies (FT)

Lower oil hurts Rosneft’s net
Russia’s number-one oil producer posted a 66% drop (WSJ)

Brookfield Renewable Power sells C$300m
Toronto-Dominion, Bank of Nova Scotia and CIBC to advise (Reuters)

How saving the planet adds up
Despite the downturn, green has remained the new black for retailers (FT)

Buildings are key to tackling emissions
Good news is that greening buildings are not rocket science (FT)

UK chemicals sector bids for support
Sector has suffered a wave of plant closure (FT)

English winemaker toasts climate change
This year has produced another bountiful harvest (FT)