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Obama Nobel Speech: Climate Action Needed for Peace: “In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo today, President Obama touched briefly on the issue of climate change, lumping it in with a laundry list of ‘soft’ issues like economic security, food security, and education.” — Grist

EPA Chief Weighs in on Biofuels: Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson said in Copenhagen today that while the goals of the U.S. biofuels program have been slowed down due to the recession, they will ideally pick up again with the production of cellulosic biofuels. — Greentech Media

China Doubles Picarro Contract: Picarro, maker of a system that measures the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, has landed a major contract to provide the China Meteorological Administration with twice the number of systems as expected. — VentureBeat’s GreenBeat

Sketch of a Climate Plan: Senators John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, and Joe Lieberman have “outlined the very bare framework of their compromise climate bill, an effort to jumpstart the Senate’s stalled legislation on energy and global warming.” — WSJ’s Environmental Capital

Wind Farm Halted Over Endangered Bats: “A federal judge’s ruling that stopped construction of a West Virginia wind farm to protect an endangered bat underscores the growing conflicts between green energy and imperiled wildlife.” — NYT’s Green Inc.