Why shale-gas should remain in the ground

Please note: The article “Shale gas: Is the gas revolution coming to Europe?” by Rainer Seele is an answer to this post. Fracking is currently discussed very controversially – especially in Germany. While proponents of this technology – which implies to extract natural gas (or petroleum) by pressing chemical liquids into the ground – hope for…

Europe’s valuable Resource

Imagine an extraterrestrial creature landing in Brussels on a grey January time. It hears about the euro zone crisis and asks for an explanation. Here is how one such explanation could run. “The euro zone is in crisis because some of its countries have spent more than they have earned and thus they have accumulated…