Shale Revolution Makes Clean Energy Possible

Fergus Hodgson, August 14, 2019 rss iTunes SoundCloud-logo Bitchute


Despite the righteous demands of environmentalists and politicians, fossil fuels are not going away anytime soon.

Peter Hartley, a professor and scholar of energy economics with the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, argues natural gas will play an essential role in the transition to clean electricity.

He explains how the United States went from being the world’s largest importer of gas to one of the major exporters thanks to innovation, infrastructure, and property rights.

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A shale-gas horizontal drilling rig in Appalachia. (Wikimedia)

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