Daily Archives: December 10, 2010

Fiona Harvey

With the Cancun climate conference entering its final hours, delegates and observers conceded that although progress had been made on several important issues – forestry, clean technology cooperation, a green fund for poor countries – there were still many areas yet to be resolved, including the legal form of any agreement, private sector financing, and the future of the Kyoto protocol. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Powerfuel’s administration makes grim reading for supporters of carbon capture and storage, not least the companies thinking of making an investment in the sector. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Yvo de Boer, the man who led the UN into the Copenhagen climate talks and is now an advisor to KPMG, answers your questions. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Yvo de Boer, the former head of the UN’s climate change department and the man who led the UN’s efforts at Copenhagen, has said he doesn’t think a global carbon tax will ever be agreed. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Chevron sets out £26bn spending plan for 2011 – FT
- Sinopec’s parent buys Occidental assets – FT
- Court backs rejection of $1bn Transocean dividend – Argus
- BP delays Libya deepwater plan – FT
- NY objects to release of multistate fracking rules – NY Times Green blog
- Oil price rise puts pressure on Opec – FT
- Opec may act if oil reaches $100 a barrel, says El-Badri – Bloomberg
- Extension likely for renewable energy grants – WSJ (£)
- CCS blow as Powerfuel enters administration – FT
Cancun news: the final day
- Leaked documents reveal alternative deal – The Guardian
- Developing world steps up push for new Kyoto – FT
- UN talks on a knife edge – Reuters
- New proposal intensifies UN climate talks – Argus
- Talks risk becoming a ‘car crash’, says Huhne – The Guardian
- Europe needs real vision on climate – Bjørn Lomborg, FT
- Cross-border alliances will combat climate change – Oleg Deripaska, The Times (£) Read more