Climate change gathers steam, say scientists. AFP

Faith leaders urge climate curbs.BBC

Investment funds push an environmental agenda. New York Times

Atlantic hurricane season blows away records. Associated Press

White House prods allies to oppose limits on greenhouse gases.Washington Post

Oceans acidifying faster than predicted, threatening shellfish.Bloomberg

Vatican set to go green with huge solar panel roof. Reuters

UN: greenhouse gases at new record highs. Associated Press

Slump may limit moves on clean energy. New York Times

Is world in Obama’s ‘shock and trance’ mode? New York Times

Gas pains: Cheap natural gas is great – except for clean energy. Wall Street Journal

Obama urged to create ‘Green New Deal’. Boston Globe

Solar panels on graves give power to Spanish town. Associated Press

AMA meeting: Global warming has health toll, delegates warn. American Medical News

Obama sets expansive goal for jobs / Plan aims to create or save 2.5 million positions by 2011.Washington Post

Problems plague U.S. flex-fuel fleet.Washington Post

Democrats in control: Climate, clean energy top legislative agenda.Environment News Service

Coal industry, utilities ponder future under Obama. Associated Press

Green cars the main draw at L.A. Auto Show / Hummers roll aside as humming electric cars steal their thunder. Austin American-Statesman

Death bloom of plankton a warning on warming. San Francisco Chronicle

Waxman topples Dingell: House Dems go greener. Associated Press

California leads fight against climate change on global level. Los Angeles Times

Top companies urge Congress to go green. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Poll: World wants green action, despite costs. Christian Science Monitor

EPA moves to ease air rules for parks / Regional administrators decry decision. Washington Post

Obama’s video message energizes climate conference. Los Angeles Times

Young activists fired up in fight against coal. The Post and Courier

Obama promises leadership on climate change. Associated Press

UN: Industrial Countries’ Greenhouse Gases Rose 2000-2006.Environment News Service

Europe’s $14 Billion Clean-Coal Plan Lacking Backers. Bloomberg

State unprepared for effects of warming, report says. San Francisco Chronicle

Schwarzenegger convenes global climate summit. Associated Press

Gov.’s climate change panel ramps up emissions targets. The Virginian-Pilot

UN: Clouds of pollution threaten glaciers, health. Associated Press

Environmentalists win big EPA ruling. Time

Has the sun set on clean tech? The Globe and Mail

Obama will act quickly on climate change: adviser. Reuters

Challenges ahead for Obama’s energy plan. NPR

Man vs. nature: hurricanes usually beat utilities. Associated Press

Local climate solutions constrain federal options. The Daily Climate

California setting course for country’s energy policies. Dallas Morning News

Schwarzenegger to host governors’ climate summit. AFP

Report: Greenhouse gases imperil oceans’ web of life. McClatchy Newspapers

Beijing’s stimulus package will lift demand for oil. Wall Street Journal

Energy crisis déjà vu, or not / Climate change may be game changer that keeps U.S. on conservation path despite tumbling gasoline prices. Chemical & Engineering News

Obama likely to boost alternative energy. San Francisco Chronicle

European tax on U.S. airlines heading for legal challenge. Cox News Service

Carbon dioxide to be stored under seabed. Australian Associated Press

Obama positioned to quickly reverse Bush actions. Washington Post

Obama expected to tighten coal regulations. Charleston Gazette

Blow to Brown as BP scraps British renewables plan to focus on US.Guardian

The dirty side of ‘clean’ coal. The Daily Climate

President Obama’s big climate challenge. Yale Environment 360