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Energy and Environment News Roundup – 9.21.12

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. Client relationships are disclosed where applicable. 

ENVIRONMENT 

Has plant life reached its limits on Earth? (via New York Times)

When will the Arctic be ice-free in the summer? Maybe four years, maybe 40 (via Washington Post)

US drought grows, forecast to persist through early winter (via Climate Central)

COAL 

Army Corps of Engineers fast tracks Washington State coal export terminal (via DeSmogBlog)

RENEWABLES 

California counties participating in nation’s largest PACE program (via Sacramento Business Journal)

Europe urged to get power market ready for renewables (via Recharge)

Report series launched on US SREC market dynamics (via Greentech Media)

Chinese premier urges EU to avoid tariffs amid solar probe (via Bloomberg)

Tax credit in doubt, US wind power industry is withering (via New York Times)

Taxpayers, ratepayers will fund California solar plants (via Los Angeles Times)

NATURAL GAS/FRACKING 

New York State plans health review as it weighs gas drilling (via New York Times)

TRANSPORTATION 

Federal report questions value of tax credits for electric vehicles (via Detroit Free Press)

CBO: federal support of EVs & fuel-efficient vehicles will cost $7.5 billion through 2019, little short-term impact on gas use or GHG (via Green Car Congress)

In Greenville, SC, the first shoots of an EV ecosystem (via New York Times)

EMISSIONS 

California air pollution chief rejects calls to change state’s new greenhouse gas program (via Sacramento Bee)

ENERGY EFFICIENCY 

Businesses call for energy efficiency to be at heart of EU industry plan (via BusinessGreen)

CLIMATE 

Climate related disaster coming your way? Your insurance could bail (via Mother Jones)

Report: climate change means taxpayers could foot bill for disaster cleanups (via The Hill)

GRID 

UK-Ireland offshore wind transmission line goes live (via InsideClimate News/Financial Times)

GREEN JOBS 

Green jobs growing fastest in red states (via Sustainable Business)

POLITICS 

Experts pose critical energy questions for US presidential debates (via AOL Energy)

Climate change: what the presidential candidates don’t want to talk about this election (via Inhabitat)

The GOP’s “War On Coal” myth, brought to you by millions in coal cash (via Climate Progress)

OTHER NEWS 

An additional listing of clean energy and climate news is posted at Climate Progress

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