News bites: Energy in Obama’s second term

Reuters reports here and here on what President Obama’s win means for energy and environmental regulation.

The Wall Street Journal explores Japan’s climate change strategy.

“Japan is sidestepping multilateral efforts to limit greenhouse-gas emissions, working with Indonesia and other Asian countries on a bilateral basis to tackle climate change,” the paper reports from Tokyo.

Time magazine looks at falling gasoline prices.

The New York Times’s Andrew Revkin looks skeptically at whether Hurricane Sandy will alter the national conversation on climate change.