News bites: China’s oil ambitions, the US production boom, and more

The Wall Street Journal looks at China’s “eagerness to secure more energy resources around the world by whatever means necessary.”

Time explores a new International Energy Agency report predicting that the U.S. will become the world’s biggest producer of oil.

The New York Times gazes into the future of coal.

Bloomberg reports on the opposition to European efforts to slap fees on airline carbon emissions.

U.S. News and World Report explains why climate change threatens coffee production.