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Glossary

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.


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