How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future
|Publication Date:||Jun 2014|
| Publisher:||Post Carbon Institute|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $12.95|
| Book Description: |
The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has temporarily boosted US natural gasand oil production . . . and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities acrossthe country. The fossil-fuel industry is trying to sell fracking as the biggest energydevelopment of the century, with slick promises of American energy independence andbenefits to local economies. Snake Oil casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that hashijacked America's energy...