Charles Mann

The Atlantic

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Contributing editor at The Atlantic magazine and author of the books 1491 and 1493, about the early Americas

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With twice the oil and three times the natural gas previously estimated — and plenty of coal -- in just a few years the US could produce more fuel than it burns.

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With twice the oil and three times the natural gas previously estimated — and plenty of coal -- in just a few years the US could produce more fuel than it burns.

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