By Bill Powers
Traditional knowledge has North the United States getting into a brand new period of power abundance because of shale gasoline. yet has been sincere? chilly, Hungry and in the dead of night argues that declining productiveness mixed with expanding call for will set off a challenge that may reason costs to skyrocket, harm the economic climate, and feature a profound impression at the lives of approximately each North American.
Relying on defective technological know-how, bought-and-paid-for-white papers masquerading as self sufficient examine and "industry consultants," the "shale promoters" have tremendously overstated the plausible offer of shale gasoline assets for his or her personal monetary achieve. This startling exposé, written by way of an insider, means that the stakes desirous about the Enron scandal may appear like lunch funds compared to the bursting of the normal gasoline bubble. Exhaustively researched and carefully documented, chilly, Hungry and within the Dark:
* places supply-and-demand developments less than a microscope
* offers overwhelming facts of the absurdity of the only hundred-year offer myth
* indicates quite a few how you can mitigate the impending traditional fuel fee spike
* The mainstream media has advised us that typical fuel should be reasonable and abundant for many years, while not anything will be farther from the reality. Forewarned is forearmed. chilly, Hungry and at the hours of darkness is essential studying for an individual focused on the inevitable monetary influence of our doubtful power destiny.
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