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The Boom

How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

By Russell Gold
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The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World by Russell Gold

The Boom looks at the development and consequences of fracking, meaning the controversial drilling of shale gas and oil.

  • Anyone interested in environmentalism or earth science
  • Anyone interested in the future of US energy policy
  • Anyone who wants to understand why fracking is so controversial

Russell Gold is a writer for the Wall Street Journal, focusing on energy policy. He earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for his coverage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Boom is his first bestselling book.

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