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High Noon For Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis
Blackouts, rising gas prices, changes to the Clean Air Act, proposals to open wilderness and protected offshore areas to gas drilling, and increasing dependence on natural gas for electricity generation. What do all these developments have in common, and why should we care?In this timely expose, author Julian Darley takes a hard-hitting look at natural...
Blackouts, rising gas prices, changes to the Clean Air Act, proposals to open wilderness and protected offshore areas to gas drilling, and increasing dependence on natural gas for electricity generation. What do all these developments have in common, and why should we care?In this timely expose, author Julian Darley takes a hard-hitting look at natural gas as an energy source that rapidly went from nuisance to crutch. Darley outlines the implications of our increased dependence on this energy source and why it has the potential to cause serious environmental, political, and economic consequences. In High Noon for Natural Gas readers can expect to find a critical analysis of government policy on energy, as well as a meticulously researched warning about our next potentially catastrophic energy crisis.Did you know that:Natural Gas (NG) is the second most important energy source after oil;In the U.S. alone, NG is used to supply 20% of all electricity and 60% of all home heating;NG is absolutely critical to the manufacture of agricultural fertilizers;In the U.S. the NG supply is at critically low levels, and early in 2003 we came within days of blackouts and heating shutdowns;Matt Simmons, the world's foremost private energy banker, is now warning that economic growth in the U.S. is under threat due to the looming NG crisis?
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