Russia Claims To Have Invented Alternative To Fracking

By Tsvetana Paraskova - Aug 17, 2017 Russian scientists and local oil field services companies claim to have created a technology for thermochemical gas fracturing that could be an alternative to hydraulic fracturing and could increase oil production by between 1.7 and 6 times, Russia’s news agency RIA Novosti reports, citing the University of Tyumen’s press service. In … Continue reading Russia Claims To Have Invented Alternative To Fracking

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Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion

Recently, officials from over a dozen countries gathered in Arkhangelsk, Russia for the international forum 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue'. Among the forum's senior participants was Russian nuclear energy giant Rosatom. Officials from the company and from the government previewed Rosatom's role in the new wave of intensive Arctic development Speaking at the forum, Rosatom CEO … Continue reading Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion

What is The Crop Trust?

By editor of The International Reporter   The most important bank in the world received a huge deposit of 50,000 last week. Not 50,000 dollars; 50,000 seed samples. The most important bank in the world is, of course, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a repository of the planet’s genetic legacy dug into the permafrost in the … Continue reading What is The Crop Trust?

New Urban Agenda

The Asian Development Bank Institute explains the New Urban Agenda and the options for housing as more people move into cities By Matthias Helble Already more than half of the world population lives in urban areas and the trend to move to cities is expected to continue, until by 2050, the United Nations expects that … Continue reading New Urban Agenda

Energy News – China to Build Wind Farm in Russian Karelia

The government of the Russian Republic of Karelia and China State Energy Engineering (Sinomec), a Chinese company, agreed to build an electric wind generating plant in the region, the press office of the head of the Republic announced The agreement on cooperation in the field of power system development involving the construction of the station … Continue reading Energy News – China to Build Wind Farm in Russian Karelia