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We’re all glad to see the summer and none more so than the university graduates of 2014; mortarboards on heads and scrolls in hand, for them it marks the end of struggling to stay awake in lectures, of facing the horror of a blank page perilously close to an essay deadline, of sitting another exam.
Alphen, Netherlands. 23 July. Predictably the EU fell apart yesterday over what to do about Russia. Naturally, they all pretended otherwise but the only winner yesterday was President Putin. There was a motley extension to the motley collection of asset freezes and travel bans and some talk of future sanctions covering the energy, financial services and defence sectors.
Much is being written about shale gas, both in its favour and against. The main controversies concern its impact on the local environmental. Like all big developments, shale gas exploration imposes costs, risks and disturbances on local communities.
Both UK and US legislators have highlighted a degradation in commercial ethics as a significant cause of financial crises since 2007. This might suggest that mathematics has a limited role in addressing the problems the crises have thrown up.
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