Wind and solar power faces challenges in the new year. Time

California’s new cap-and-trade law: A model for the country? National Journal

2012 poised to become wettest year on record in UK. Guardian

Wind farm developers race against end of tax credit. New York Times

Kyoto climate change treaty sputters to a sorry end. CBC

In Ireland, carbon taxes pay off. New York Times

On ravaged coastline, it’s rebuild deliberately vs. rebuild now. New York Times

The fuzzy face of climate change. Pacific Standard

Latinos are ready to fight climate change – Are green groups ready for them? Nation

California residential utility customers to see a ‘climate dividend’. San Jose Mercury News

An odometer moment on a warming planet. New York Times

2012 another record-setter, fits climate forecasts. Associated Press

Obama: Climate change among top three priorities for second term. The Hill

Keystone XL foes say fed study should consider climate effects. Houston Chronicle

Book it: 2012, The hottest US year on record. Climate Central

Area burned by US wildfires expected to double by 2050. Climate Central

Despair after climate conference, but UN still offers hope. Reuters

State officials urge EPA to tighten rules on methane for oil and natural gas industry. Hartford Courant

Adapting to a warmer world: No going back. Nature

Harsher energy regulations seen in Obama’s second term. Reuters

Fracking our food supply. Nation

Megastorms could drown massive portions of California. Scientific American

New Yorkers say climate change caused Sandy. Epoch Times

As the world keeps getting warmer, California begins to cap carbon. Time

Carbon dioxide emissions hit record in 2011, researchers say. New York Times