Bob Sheak, who lives just outside of Athens, is an emeritus professor of sociology at Ohio University.
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Monday, April 09, 2012
Fracking Our Way to a Warmer and Less Stable World
Oil and gas corporations, their trade associations, mass media outlets like the Wall Street Journal and Time magazine, and numerous pundits continue to report there is a new day unfolding in the energy future of the U.S. Indeed, they sometimes say it's a revolution in the making. It's now feasible to mine hitherto unreachable or unprofitable sources of "unconventional" oil and gas.