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August 23rd 2013:SNAKE OIL: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has temporarily boosted US natural gas and oil production . . . and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities across the country. The fossil fuel industry is trying to sell fracking as the biggest energy development of the century, with slick promises of American energy independence and benefits to local economies. Richard Heinberg, one of the world’s foremost energy educators, casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that has hijacked America’s energy conversation. This is the first book to look at fracking from both eco

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Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is the author of eleven books including : • Snake Oil (July 2013) • The End of Growth (August 2011) • The Post Carbon Reader (2010) (editor) • Blackout: Coal, Climate, and the Last Energy Crisis (2009) • Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines (2007) • The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism & Economic Collapse (2006) • Powerdown: Options & Actions for a Post-Carbon World (2004) • The Party’s Over: Oil, War & the Fate of Industrial Societies (2003) Richard is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators. He has authored scores of essays and articles that ha
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 21/12/2018 09:00 21/12/2018 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has temporarily boosted US natural gas and oil production . . . and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities across the country. The fossil fuel industry is trying to sell fracking as the biggest energy development of the century, with slick promises of American energy independence and benefits to local economies. Richard Heinberg, one of the world’s foremost energy educators, casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that has hijacked America’s energy conversation. This is the first book to look at fracking from both economic and environmental perspectives, informed by the most thorough analysis of shale gas and oil drilling data ever undertaken. Is fracking the miracle cure-all to our energy ills, or a costly distraction from the necessary work of reducing our fossil fuel dependence? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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