Kate Mackenzie The Source: Copenhagen optimism, Climategate and more

- Copenhagen, day 1: Optimism abounds, but what about the sceptics?

- Copenhagen panel: Robert Stavins, Julian Morris, Mindy Lubber and Jeremy Leggett on Obama’s decision to  attend the Copenhagen endgame

- Climategate, Sesame Street, and trains on the (rail)road to Copenhagen

- More UK natgas glut talk

- US moving in the right direction on biofuels

- China’s offshore ambitions

- ‘Perfect’ oil prices and giant LNG deals in Spot news

- How will troubled PNG fare from its gas boom?

Further reading:

More signs of a natural gas apocalypse (Houston Chronicle)

Goldman Sachs says China could cut oil consumption by 15m b/d over 40 years (Environmental Capital/WSJ)

Wind turbines don’t lower home property values (USA Today)

Why there’s no sign of conspiracy in hacked emails (New Scientist)

As refineries close, new stresses on the system (The Oil Drum)

A brief history of climate change (National Post)

How smart meters could change everything (John Kemp/Reuters)

Will GM’s shakeup kill the Volt? (MIT Technology Review)

Further, further reading on Climategate (Megan McArdle/The Atlantic)