Although the digital infrastructure and the Internet of Everything are well on the way to reaching critical mass, it’s the North American Energy Revolution that will be the first of the twelve technologies of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution to disrupt the status quo. To the surprise of naysayers, Shale 2.0 is already emerging from the shadows to reshape energy economics and drive a stake through the heart of so-called “clean tech.” What is Shale 2.0? Why is it so revolutionary? How will it impact industry, society, and geopolitics? We’ll explain.