Cheap gas will completely remove the need for electricity generated by solar or wind. It will make new coal-fired power plants and new nuclear plants uneconomic. -- The chart shows natural gas production through February. Natural gas production in February set another all-time record and went above 2.4 trillion cubic feet for the first time ever.
Shale Shocked: ‘Remarkable Increase’ In U.S. Earthquakes ‘Almost Certainly Manmade,’ USGS Scientists Report A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team has found that a sharp jump in earthquakes in America’s heartland appears to be linked to oil and natural gas drilling operations.
Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government
I'm posting this because I found the graphic in a file folder on my computer and didn't want to lose it. It's originally from my profile of Bill Gates from last year's Forbes Power List issue. The data (and the original version of the graph) come from the New England [...]