Ed Crooks The Source: UN climate official resigns; US energy secretary speaks; the problems of new nuclear reactor designs; US climate policy divisions, and more

On Energy Source:

Fourth generation nuclear power is no silver bullet

Shell stays in the USCAP

Energy headlines

Elsewhere:

UN climate chief quits (FT)

FT interview with US energy secretary Steven Chu, in full (FT)

The silver lining in climate science scandals (AOL News)

Utility executives like nuclear and coal power, and many are global warming sceptics (NYT Green Inc)

Small reactors, big hopes (WSJ)

Russia and Saudi Arabia compete for Asian oil market (WSJ)

ConocoPhillips replaces 141% of its production to its reserves (Reuters)

Oil extraction may affect the earth’s rotation (Seeking Alpha)