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Snake oil : how fracking's false promise of plenty imperils our future / Richard Heinberg.

Heinberg, Richard (author.).

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Summary:

Examines "fracking from both economic and environmental perspectives, informed by ... analysis of shale gas and oil drilling data"--Page 4 of cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 622.3381 HEI 2013 (Text) 33892100478362 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/07/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780976751090
  • ISBN: 0976751097
  • Physical Description: 151 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA : Post Carbon Institute, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [127]-144).
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: 1. This is What Peak Oil Looks Like -- Peak Oil: What the Fuss Is About -- Okay, When? -- It Gets Worse -- Making Sense of History as We Live It -- Depletionist Economics -- 2. Technology to the Rescue -- A Brief History of Fracking -- How to Frack a Shale Gas (or Tight Oil) Well -- The Shale Gas Boom, Play by Play -- Tight Oil by the Numbers -- The Claims Rush -- 3.A Treadmill to Hell -- The Boom That Fizzled -- Shale Gas: The Evidence Is In -- Bakken Boom, Bakken Bust -- Will the Rest of the World Get Fracked? -- Why Do Official Agencies So Often Get It Wrong? -- The Bottom Line on Fracking's Potential to Revolutionize Oil and Gas Production -- 4. Fracking Wars, Fracking Casualties -- Water -- Air -- Land -- Climate -- 5. The Economics of Fracking: Who Benefits? -- Communities -- The Nation -- The Oil and Gas Industry -- Wall Street -- 6. Energy Reality -- Other Unconventional Hydrocarbons -- Geology versus Technology -- Renewable Energy -- Energy scenarios -- a mirage distracts us from hydrocarbon rehab.
Summary, etc.:
Examines "fracking from both economic and environmental perspectives, informed by ... analysis of shale gas and oil drilling data"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Hydraulic fracturing > Economic aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing > Environmental aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing

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