Ed Crooks The Source: BP and CP are ex-CAP; Exxon fills its reserves with gas; crazy biofuels subsidies; the “clean coal con”, and more

On Energy Source:

BP and Conoco quit the US Climate Action Partnership

Exxon’s focus on gas helps re-stock its reserves

Obama backs nuclear power

…updated with more details of president Obama’s nuclear plans here

China’s lead in alternative energy is not all it seems

Energy headlines

Elsewhere:

The Japanese buy into US shale gas (FT)

Europe’s biofuels policies are “driving global human tragedy”, says campaign group (New Energy Focus)

…and Washington’s are foolish (Forbes)

San Francisco’s electric cars proliferate (NYT Green Inc)

Energy mergers set to increase (NYT Green Inc)

The clean coal con (Huffington Post)