Recession did not cut back pollution: US agency. Agence France-Presse

New electricity meters stir fears. New York Times

Public belief in climate change weathers storm, poll shows. Guardian

Once popular, car pools go the way of hitchhiking. New York Times

Arctic current warmer than for 2,000 years: study. Reuters

GE, Conoco, NRG Commit $300 Million to Venture to Support Clean Energy. Bloomberg

Revised data show feds understate climate costs. Daily Climate

Obama seeks new path to environmental goals. Associated Press

Obama, announcing clean energy standard, looks for compromise. ClimateWire

Obama budget seeks to end oil, gas subsidies. Reuters

Obama pushes clean energy in State of the Union speech as part of his centrist agenda. Greenwire

Climate benefits of natural gas may be overstated. ProPublica

California, EPA to work on joint auto standards. Wall Street Journal

Carol Browner to leave White House within weeks. Politico

Who’s to blame: 12 politicians and execs blocking progress on global warming. Rolling Stone

Scenario to cap world emissions by 2020 is fading fast, warns IEA economist. ClimateWire

California’s ‘big one’ might be a megastorm. Los Angeles Times

For many species, no escape as temperature rises. New York Times

2.4 billion extra people, no more land: how will we feed the world in 2050? Independent

White House downplays risk of climate rules “rollback.” BusinessGreen

Utilities explore deal on emissions control. Politico

Thaw of Earth’s icy sunshade may stoke warming. Reuters

In Ventura, a retreat in the face of a rising sea. Los Angeles Times

Drowning: Death tolls climb and more floods are on the way. The Independent

Recession special: Cleaner air. New York Times

Melting in Andes reveals remains wreckage. New York Times

Global warming waning? Hardly. 2010 was tied as warmest year on record. Christian Science Monitor

Australian city empties as floodwaters crest. NPR

Last chance to hold Greenland back from tipping point. NewScientist (subscription)

GOP strikes early in global warming battle. Associated Press

Boxer: EPA climate delay bill could pass, but would be rejected by Obama. The Hill

Special Report: With solar power, it’s Green vs. Green. Scientific American

Reinsurer says costs from natural disasters jumped in 2010, shows evidence of climate change. Associated Press

Australia faces ‘biblical’ floods. Telegraph

Battle brews over EPA’s emissions regulations. Time

Coal’s burnout: Have investors moved on to cleaner energy sources? Washington Post

India’s hidden climate change catastrophe: Over the past decade, as crops have failed year after year, 200,000 farmers have killed themselves. Independent

Solar plant to generate power after sundown. Wall Street Journal

Massachusetts sets targets to slash carbon emissions. New York Times

President Obama under pressure to deliver on climate. Politico

Expect more extreme winters thanks to global warming, say scientists. Independent

African huts far from the grid glow with renewable power. New York Times

EPA sets timetable on carbon-cutting regs for coal and oil. Solveclimate