they tell us

we're on the cusp of an oil & gas revolution.

But what if it's all just a short-term bubble?

About is the joint effort of Post Carbon Institute, Energy Policy Forum, and Earthworks, with the goal of providing critical analysis — using industry and government data — to counter the false claims that domestic supplies of shale gas and shale oil (tight oil) will ensure energy security and significant long-term economic benefits to the US.