TOP STORIES: 2.28

US NEWS

Politico – Debate grows over carbon tax, despite long odds

Wapost – Lawmaker attacks oil companies’ ‘free’ drilling in Gulf of Mexico

NYT – Witness in Oil Spill Trial Accuses BP of Negligence

Reuters – U.S. energy policy shifting as abundance replaces scarcity 

WSJ – Gas Boom Projected to Grow for Decades

NYT – G.O.P.’s Ideological Split Appears in Virginia Governor’s Race

Wapo – Do light-rail systems help cut down on traffic? Perhaps not.

NYT – With 2 Ships Damaged, Shell Suspends Arctic Drilling

AP – Shell suspends drilling for Arctic Ocean in 2013

Wapo – Shell abandons Arctic drilling in 2013

INT’L NEWS

FT – Concerns raised over carbon energy target

Reuters – Shell bets on gas to limit climate change until 22nd century

Bloomberg – Shell sees solar as biggest energy source after exiting industry

Guardian – Manchester United crashes down the carbon reduction league table

Bloomberg – South Africa Delays Implementation of Carbon Tax Until 2015

Guardian –  Ministers ‘driving up bills by failing to commit to low-carbon energy’

OPINION

Think Progress Oped – Joe Romm – The New Abolitionists: Global Warming Is The Great Moral Crisis Of Our Time

Guardian Oped – David Stewart  –  Scottish tax is a missed opportunity to encourage energy efficiency

Huffpo Oped – Otaviano Canuto -Climate Change: Get Ready to Adapt!

Huffpo Oped – Bill Chameides – Shale Gas and Tight Oil: Boom? Bust? Or Just a Petering Out?

NYT Dot Earth – Revkin – A Fresh Look at China’s Long March on Energy and Emissions 

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