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Author Sernovitz, Gary, author.

Title The green and the black : the complete story of the shale revolution, the fight over fracking, and the future of energy / Gary Sernovitz.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2016.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.8231 SER    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    333.82315 SER    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    333.82315 SER    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description viii, 280 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [244]-264) and index.
Contents The industrial perspective. Robbing the mint ; Peakers, bunkers, imports, and yurts ; Shalemania and science experiments ; How the oil business reversed gravity -- The local perspective. Fox in the frackhouse ; When fracking doesn't mean fracking anymore -- The financial perspective. The two trillion-dollar revolution ; The Internet of oil ; Guar and lease, or, Another side of disruption -- The global perspective. When Rachel Carson meets Al Gore ; Onto all of the above -- The National perspective. Renaissance after Renaissance? ; And the land of the free.
Summary "Fracking has become a four-letter word to environmentalists. But most people don't know what it means. In his ... book, Sernovitz explains [what he sees as] the reality of fracking: what it is, how it can be made safer, and how the oil business works. He also tells the bigger story. Fracking was just one part of a shale revolution that shocked our assumptions about fueling America's future. The revolution has transformed the world with consequences for the oil industry, investors, environmentalists, political leaders, and anyone who lives in areas shaped by the shales, uses fossil fuels, or cares about the climate"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Hydraulic fracturing -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Political aspects -- United States.
Energy policy -- United States.
Gas industry -- United States.
ISBN 9781250080660 hardcover
1250080665 hardcover

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