Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful IndustryBook - 2015
From the award-winning author of "Tar Sands", winner of the prestigious Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, and "Saboteurs", winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction. The shocking, inspiring story of an oil and gas industry insider's determined stand to hold government and industry legally accountable for the damage fracking leaves in its wake. In this powerful work of investigative journalism, Andrew Nikiforuk interweaves long-time oil patch consultant Jessica Ernst's story with the science of fracking and stories of human and environmental repercussions left in its wake. This raises dramatic questions about the role of Big Oil in government, society's obsession with rapidly depleting supplies of unconventional oil and gas, and the future of civil society.
Publisher: Vancouver :, David Suzuki Institute ;, Greystone Books,, .
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 350 pages ;,23 cm.