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th-11052012Greece is a case of a state that failed, a case of despair that forced its citizens, those that are at least self-conscious, to exclaim instead of the more than valid “I am proud to be Greek”, the self-pitied “I am sorry to be Greek”. These are the same Greeks that abstained...

The (a) confirmation of significant quantities of hydrocarbons in Cyprus, (b) the scientific estimates of equally significant quantities in the south and southwest of the Greek island of Crete and (c) the officially declared increased cooperation between Cyprus, Israel and...

th-30032012The already confirmed and estimated discoveries of substantial hydrocarbon deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean – such are those confirmed within the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of Cyprus and Israel – along with those discussed in this Paper (which more than likely lie...

th-18032012How can one ask the best Why, How, What if, or When, if that person is not in a position to identify the aspects and parameters that make that idea a brilliant idea, that is not just an idea but also a “sensible” one? How can one be courageous and vigilant and fight for and...

th-19012012Europe is currently confronted with a unique challenge and a remarkable opportunity! A challenge and opportunity faced also by countries of the Eastern Mediterranean, EU-member and non-EU alike. For the first time ever in Europe’s energy history, the EU is guaranteed an...

The confirmation of significant quantities of hydrocarbons in Cyprus, (the Levantine Basin, the Nile Delta Cone, the Eratosthenes Continental Block and the Herodotus Basin) may prove to be a tremendous opportunity not only for the island but for the EU as a whole. The U.S...

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th-16122011The epitome and the writing of the final chapter of the calamity of the economy of Cyprus commenced on 14 December with the approval by parliament of insufficient austerity measures that only scratch the surface and continued on 15 December with the Pancyprian strike of the...

th-01122011Despite, three-year-long market warnings, repetitive specific warnings by, the credit rating agencies, the European Central Bank and the Central Bank of Cyprus, international cash centers and international financial institutions, the Country and its political leadership...

th-04112011The vulnerability of the EU to energy supply risks is a fact but this can be no more. If the most conservative data is taken into account in regard to the natural gas reserves discovered in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus (and the Levantin Basin), for the first...



Did you know?

that the Boeotian Hesiod about 3000 years ago theorized on the entrepreneurship typical of the market (an early laissez-faire), identifying the effects of government debasement of the coinage, which causes a decrease in its purchasing power (think Adam Smith, Keynes and post Keynes), arguing about the importance of competition and the importance of justice and the law in order to foster order and harmony in society?

that Pytheas through its Soil Water + Life Solutions is probably the only entity world wide that can provide a-no-chimney-no-landfill-solution for the treatment of municipal solid and liquid waste?

that Pytheas has presence in 41 countries?

that of all the restaurants that are opened, 90% of them fail in the first year and of the remaining ones that survive, 90% of those fail in the second year?

that Confucius about 2,500 years ago argued that the government should not compete for profit with the people, as it would only result to the exploitation of the population?

that 1 recycled tin would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours; 1 recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes; 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours?

that annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world’s oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans?

that in a lifetime the average European or North American will discard more than 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage and about a ton of trash per person per year?

that every year, Americans buy more than 100 million cell phones, yet fewer than 20% of old cell phones are recycled and that recycling just a million cell phones reduces greenhouse gas emissions equal to removing 1,368 cars off the road for a full year?

that recycling steel saves 75% of the energy that would be used to create steel from raw materials, enough to power 18 million homes?

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