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The offer by General Electric to take over Alstom or parts of it, one of the three European manufacturers of electric power equipment, has raised protests from the French government. Happening simultaneously with a Chinese participation in Peugeot-Citroen, it shows the precarious state of French and European manufacturing industries. It is therefore not surprising for… » read more

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On 2 October 2012 Vladimir Putin published an article, entitled “A new Integration Project for Eurasia” in which he set out his visions for the future of Russia and the former Soviet Republics. His vision was simple and optimistic. He hoped to establish a powerful association of independent states capable of becoming one of the… » read more

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While the international community is due to finally take serious action against climate change it is worthwhile having a look at Denmark, Sweden and, to a lesser degree, Finland and Norway that have succeeded to generate two thirds of their electricity from renewable sources, mostly from wind and water. But despite intensive efforts and favourable… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein