by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
“Shale gas has the potential to materially improve the economic lot of every citizen of the U.S.”
That sentence begins the concluding chapter of Vikram Rao’s recent book, Shale Gas: The Promise and the Peril. Rao, executive director of the Research Triangle Energy Consortium, discussed key themes from his book during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Rao discusses one of the most surprising potential benefits tied to shale gas exploration.
2:30 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 47:28 event.
You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.