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Gender inequality is costing the global economy trillions of dollars a year

May 21, 2014
2014.05.21 According to a recent UN report, the progress made in the past 20 years towards reducing global poverty is at risk of being reversed because of a failure to combat widening inequality and strengthen women’s rights. The UN’s ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report, has found that the number of people living in developing countries has

Non-geological constraints to unconventional gas production in East Asia

March 3, 2014
2014.03.03 On February 27th, 2014, the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) at the National University of Singapore presented a seminar on “Non-Geological Constraints to Unconventional Gas Production in East Asia: China, Indonesia and Vietnam” at the Marina Mandarin Singapore. In early 2013, ESI initiated a study to identify the non-geological and non-technical constraints to both shale