Study: Thawing permafrost will worsen global warming. Associated Press

Hottest 13 years have been in past 15: scientists / This year was warmest ever with cooling La Nina in place. Daily Telegraph and Reuters

Last chance to save Kyoto deal at climate talks. Reuters

Why did Google shutter renewable energy program? TPM Idea Lab

China records biggest reduction in emissions. Xinhua

For vets returning to US, green energy jobs await. Associated Press

Renewable power trumps fossils for first time as UN talks stall. Bloomberg

How much will the earth warm up? New York Times

As UN climate talks get underway in South Africa, local strategies are replacing the Kyoto global pact. Washington Post

Arctic sea’s ice loss is ‘unprecedented’ in past 1,450 years, study shows. Bloomberg

‘New release’ of climate emails. BBC

Greenhouse-gas emission rules for US refineries delayed by EPA. Bloomberg

Greenhouse gases soar; scientists see little chance of arresting global warming this century. Washington Post

UN: Concentrations of greenhouse gases hit record. Associated Press

Rich nations ‘give up’ on new climate treaty until 2020. Guardian

Energy secretary, grilled over Solyndra, says politics played no part in loan. Christian Science Monitor

Science panel: Get ready for extreme weather. Associated Press

US military use renewable energy in Afghanistan. Outside

US proposes standards to double average gas mileage by 2025. Los Angeles Times

Scientists from 22 Iowa colleges challenge Perry, GOP field to acknowledge human role in global warming. Houston Chronicle

Congress divided over continuing subsidization of wind power. McClatchy

Dirty air fosters precipitation extremes. Science News

Winter in Massachusetts undergoing redefinition due to warming climate. Springfield Republican

Does government regulation really kill jobs? Economists say overall effect is minimal. Washington Post

EPA finds fracking chemical in Wyoming gas drilling town’s aquifer. InsideClimate News

Growing field of ‘smart grid’ technology faces opposition over pricing, privacy. Washington Post

A gold rush of subsidies in clean energy search. New York Times

Energy Dept. panel warns of environmental toll of current gas drilling practices. ProPublica

NOAA greenhouse gas index climbs. Los Angeles Times

Coal project hits snag as a partner backs off. New York Times

Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline. New York Times

Senate majority rejects GOP bid to block EPA. Associated Press

Climate change melting polar regions faster than ever before. Independent

IEA outlook: Time running out on climate change. National Geographic Daily News

Obama proposes CO2 regulations. Los Angeles Times

Cutting waste in gas drilling. Albany Times Union

Health cost of 6 U.S. climate disasters: $14 billion. Reuters

Floods encircle Bangkok industrial estates. Reuters

Biggest jump ever seen in global warming gases. Associated Press

White House refuses to provide Solyndra documents. Associated Press

Huge chunk of Antarctic ice sheet set to break free. Christian Science Monitor

China to phase out incandescent lightbulbs. Guardian

Global warming worsens weather extremes, climate panel to say. Associated Press

Skeptic finds he now agrees global warming is real. Associated Press

New study: Fukushima released twice as much radiation as official estimate claimed. Discover

Romney seemingly shifts on climate change. NPR