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Shale Gas Could Impact Future U.S. Energy
2012-01-04 13:06:17

According to a new report, shale gas could impact the U.S. energy policy and lead to future technological development. MIT researchers found that gas prices would rise by about five times the current levels by 2050 without shale gas, but it would only double with it. According to the report, shale gas also reduces electricity price growth by 5 percent in 2030 and 10 percent in 2045, compared to a scenario without shale gas. “Prior to this we hadn´t compared U.S. gas...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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