Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking”: is a technology used to extract natural gas that lies within a shale rock thousands of feet beneath the earth’s surface.
Grassroots: community-based efforts that can grow into bigger organizations and nonprofits overtime.
Peak Oil: when oil production becomes more likely stop growing and begin a terminal decline.
Sierra Club: grassroots environmental group that now is 1.4 million strong.
Sustainable City: is one that changes to improve its future environmental development.