On 8 November Dr. Ruven Fleming delivered the opening speech of a two day conference in Augsburg, Germany called `Fracking Europe. Multidisciplinary perspectives on a checkered technology`. The University of Augsburg asked Dr. Fleming to open the conference with a speech about his findings on shale gas regulation in Europe that he summarized in his book `Shale Gas, the Environment and Energy Security` last year.
The two day conference was initiated by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the central self-governing organisation of German Universities, which is financed by the German government. The meeting brought together researchers from various disciplines and all European Member States with shale gas potential to reflect on the developments on shale gas research in Europe.
This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
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