Rising sea levels trigger disasters in China. Reuters

Justices skeptical in emissions case. Wall Street Journal

Scientists: Soot may be key to rapid Arctic melt. Associated Press

The coming storm. National Geographic

Acrtic’s icy coastlines retreat as planet warms. LiveScience

US greenhouse gases drop to 15-year low. Financial Times (subscription)

TVA agrees to shut down 18 coal-fired boilers and curb emissions. ClimateWire

Merkel: Nuclear exit ‘as soon as possible.’ Nuclear Power Daily

Youth at environment summit unhappy with Obama policies. Washington Post

A year after floods, Nashville looks to heal ‘naturally.’ Greenwire

Carbon emissions linked to Europe’s hay fever rise. BBC

Weather satellites on the chopping block. New York Times

Study: Some natural gas threatens climate more than coal. Wall Street Journal

UN goal of limiting global warming Is nearly impossible, researchers say. ScienceNOW

California renewable energy gets major boost in new law. Los Angeles Times

Japan plans wider evacuation around Fukushima nuclear plant. New York Times

Google invests $168 million in solar power plant. Agence France-Presse

Plants’ earlier bloom times hurting some creatures. Washington Post

GE to build nation’s largest solar power plant. Associated Press

House votes to strip EPA of power to curb carbon emissions. Christian Science Monitor

Clean energy is a target of Ryan budget plan. New York Times

Senate rejects blocking EPA climate regulations. Politico

Budget fight and squabble over energy riders intensify as shutdown nears. ClimateWire

Japan focuses on hydrogen buildup after nuclear leak stopped. Reuters

Ozone layer faces record 40 pct loss over Arctic. Associated Press

GOP 2012 budget plan calls for expanded oil-and-gas production. The Hill

Sea rising ‘at upper end of forecast’. Australian

Surging renewable sector pulls even with nuclear power in U.S. Daily Climate

Multitude of species face climate threat. New York Times

Critics’ review unexpectedly supports scientific consensus on climate change. Los Angeles Times

Electric cars? Sales are blah. But other ‘green’ cars surge. Christian Science Monitor

Preparing a people: Climate change and public health. Environmental Health Perspectives

Could shale gas power the world? Time