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2013-10-29 11:09:11

After 10 years of production, shale gas in the United States cannot be considered commercially viable, according to several scientists presenting at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver on Monday. They argue that while the use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for "tight oil" is an important contributor to U.S. energy supply, it is not going to result in long-term sustainable production or allow the U.S. to become a net oil exporter. Charles A.S. Hall,...

2013-10-22 23:32:27

This year’s Ljubljana Forum gathered European leaders to explore the future of water transportation management in Europe, and the benefits of territorial foresight for addressing urbanization challenges. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Over 50 speakers from the European Union, European investment bank, governments, municipalities, businesses, NGOs, futurists and consultants presented their views, experiences, projects and future visions about urban development in Europe at the recent Ljubljana...

2013-10-18 23:01:27

Near-futurist and author, Simon Anderson, has been selected to deliver two keynote presentations to the Telekom Austria Group Business School and Minnesota Community Education Association. Anderson will focus on the future of learning and how we must “unlearn” traditional education as new trends and technologies transform education and our lives. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Thought-provoking keynote speaker, education futurist and author, Simon Anderson has been selected...

2013-10-17 23:26:58

The peak of global oil production is near say researchers from the University of Maryland and a leading university in Spain, who demonstrate in a new study which U.S. business sectors are most vulnerable to the impacts of "Peak Oil" and could put the entire U.S. economy at risk. College Park, MD (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Researchers from the University of Maryland and a leading university in Spain demonstrate in a new study which sectors could put the entire U.S. economy at risk...

2013-09-30 23:30:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Consensus Outlook: Prostate Cancer- Competition Intensifies in Race to the Top. London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Charting the Future Prostate Cancer Market Landscape The prostate cancer market has experienced substantial changes in the last five years with patent expiries of key compounds and approvals of new novel therapies. The launch of Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) and Medivation/Astellas’ Xtandi (enzalutamide) are set to...

2013-09-23 23:34:48

Ziff Energy, a Division of Solomon Associates releases report detailing growth in U.S. and Canadian gas demand sectors. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Ziff Energy, a Division of Solomon Associates, today announced the release of its Growth of North American Natural Gas Demand to 2020. The report provides a brief overview of each gas demand sector (electrical generation, industrial, residential, commercial, and pipeline fuel) and its growth for six U.S. regions and Canada....

2013-09-23 23:29:14

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Proppants Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Report Details Proppants are an integral part of hydraulic fracturing, the process by which unconventional oil and gas resources are extracted. The promise of unconventional resources to meet the energy demands of the near future, due in part to technological improvements and multi-stage horizontal drilling techniques, will drive ever-increasing amounts of...

2013-09-12 23:27:38

New international collaborations to anticipate the future and create strategies for the Greater Caribbean Basin were developed at the first "Caribe 2013" conference organized by the Observatory of the Colombian Caribbean and The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Over 125 government leaders, futurists, consultants, and experts in various subjects from more than 15 countries came to Cartagena, Colombia September 5-6, 2013 to participate in the first Congress of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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