Chron Energy Newslinks | 12.17.09 | Chevron and shale, no sun spot/climate link

• Chevron won’t get into U.S. shale unless it’s a big move.

• Salazar: sequester CO2 on public land.

• One Alaska community will negotiate with Shell over drilling instead of suing.

• $2 billion that went to extend ‘cash for clunkers’ restored to energy efficiency projects.

• API fuel statistics point to a recovery, but a slow one.

• XTO execs will waive “change in control” payments post-Exxon, become consultants.

• Lawsuit claims XTO short-changed investors in Exxon deal.

• Creator of ‘Woodsy the Owl’ dies.

• What were the biggest energy stories of 2009?

Sun spots do not cause climate change, says study.