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Snake Oil by Richard Heinberg

(8/10) Most of the economic news that you hear around United States shale oil and gas development is positive. US shale drilling creates US jobs, lowers energy costs, reduces US dependence on foreign oil producers such as OPEC, and most importantly can provide enough energy for generations… This book takes a look at the truth behind these statements and also shines a negative light on the shale oil/gas revolution in the US. 227 more words


Why we need to shrink, not "grow" the economy

Richard Heinberg, one of my favorite and most trusted sources for information about energy and economics, has a short new article out online that I recommend you check out… 111 more words