TOP STORIES WEEKEND EDITION: 2.9-2.10

OPINION

Wapo Ed – Flood policies should be reconsidered

WSJ – K. Strassel Column – A Jewell Who’s Rough on Jobs

NYT – Timothy Egan Column – A Secretary to Match the Setting

Aljazeera Oped – Joseph Nevins  – Power, privilege and climate change: A tale of two presidents

Memphis Commercial Appeal Oped – Steve Flick and John Castellaw – Let’s say no to farming out our national security; let’s say yes to farmers and businesses

CSM Oped –  Richard Schiffman – US can slow climate change with new carbon-capture technology

Huffpo Oped – Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip & Steven M. Anderson – Ask What You Can Do for Your Country: Combating Climate Threats to Our National Security

Wapo Ed – Climate change and the president

NYT Oped – DAVID LEONHARDT – It’s Not Easy Being Green

SF Chron Oped – James Temple – Cool steps help fight global warming

Daily Climate Oped – Marlene Cimons -Record snow in a warming world? The science is clear

U.S. NEWS

Daily Camera – Boulder NCAR scientist says climate change worsens Northeast storm

The Hill – EPA puts forward climate change adaptation plan

The Hill – Scientists to Obama: Convene climate change ‘summit’ to map out federal action

LAT – Naming a winter storm? Meteorologists are appalled by Nemo

NYT – Just a Storm? Not After the Hurricane

AP – Pilgram Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down: Blizzard Forces Massachusetts Power Station To Shut Down

Inside Climate News – Koch Brothers’ Activism Protects Their 50 Years in Canadian Heavy Oils

AP – Steep drop in oil imports shrinks US trade deficit

Politico – State of the Union 2013: On climate, which Obama will show up Tuesday night?

NYT – In Address, President Will Focus on the Middle Class

Wapo – Cap-and-trade is still alive in New England. Is it working?

Wapo – Q&A: Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on her ‘20/20’ vision for energy policy

NYT – Snapshots of an Angry Sea, and a Ride in a Front-End Loader

Tampa Bay Times – Marco Rubio questions human impact on global warming

INT’L NEWS

Wapo – Keystone XL pipeline action is near, Kerry suggests

Guardian – Keystone XL: pressure on Kerry ahead of meeting with Canada counterpart

WSJ – New Japan-China Air Tensions: Smog

Guardian – Fossil fuel subsidies and tax breaks are still rising

Wapo – Germany has five times as much solar power as the U.S. — despite Alaska levels of sun

Guardian – David Miliband to head global fight to prevent eco-disaster in oceans

Wapo – Power-hungry Brazil builds dams, and more dams, across the Amazon

FT – Climate change influences investment risk

NYT – Plugging In, Dutch Put Electric Cars to the Test

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