California orders hike in number of super clean cars. Los Angeles Times

New data not so sunny on US natural gas supply. New York Times

Internet criticism pushes china to act on pollution. New York Times

Wind: Obama admin sweats legal response as turbines kill birds. Greenwire

New map for what to plant reflects global warming. Associated Press

Obama pledges new efforts on clean energy. Agence France-Presse

State of the Union: Obama opens public land and waters to energy industry. Environment News Service

Obama pushes natural-gas fracking to create 600,000 jobs. Bloomberg

Report: Wind turbines don’t cause health problems. Boston Globe

EIA: Oil imports falling, carbon emissions flatlining. Washington Post

‘A total lack of winter everywhere’ / Is our mild weather a one-off or has global warming begun to bite? Montreal Gazette

Electric plants shift from coal to natural gas. Associated Press

The man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline. Boston Globe

Why global warming means … more snow. Financial Times

Climate change brings alien species to Canada: study. CTV News

Solar subsidy sinkhole: Re-evaluating Germany’s blind faith in the sun. Spiegel

World not quite as hot in 2011; ranks 11th warmest. Associated Press

Keystone XL oil pipeline battle has only just begun. Washington Post

Obama puts Keystone pipeline on hold, decries ‘rushed and arbitrary’ deadline. Christian Science Monitor

Global warming may trigger winter cooling. ScienceNOW

Green energy investment soars to $260 billion. Guardian

Oil lobby’s financial pressure on Obama over Keystone XL pipeline revealed. Guardian

Fracking moratorium urged as doctors call for health study. Bloomberg

South Florida prepares for higher sea levels. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Snow drought? Wimpy winter weather across US. Climate Central

Insurance payouts point to climate change. Science News

Belgium fears for its fragile coastline. Guardian

Ohio quakes could incite fracking policy shift. Associated Press

New speculation on who leaked climate-change e-mails. New York Times

The crazy, chaotic and killer weather of 2011: Climate change or coincidence? Cleveland Plain Dealer

Court delays EPA rule on coal plants. Reuters

2011 was UK’s second warmest year on record. BBC

Fresno judge invalidates part of California’s greenhouse gas law. Fresno Bee

All eyes on German renewable energy efforts. NPR

Fracking: Is there really 100 years’ worth of natural gas beneath the United States? Slate

EU green tax triggers fears of aviation trade war. Telegraph