News bites: Energy Dept. revives loan program, battles over UN climate report, and more

The New York Times reports on planned Energy Department loan guarantees for fossil energy projects.

CBS News looks at controversy surrounding the United Nations’s major climate report that will be released next week.

Bloomberg reports on international efforts to curb use of potent greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons.

Bloomberg also reports that “U.S.-based oil companies are skipping the chance to bid for Brazil’s biggest crude discovery.”

Reuters explores a new study on billions of dollars in stolen Nigerian oil, noting “much of the proceeds are laundered in world financial centers like Britain and the United States.”