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U.S. Peak Oil expert Richard Heinberg

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When:

  • Wed 10 Oct ’07

Where:

Lecture theatre B28, (library basement), Auckland University - 5 Alfred St, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Co-Hosted by the Green Party and Engineers for Social Responsibility who are proud to host Dr Heinberg's talk.

Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil (oil depletion) educators and is a Research Fellow of Post Carbon Institute. He is the author of eight books including The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies (2003), Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World (2004), and The Oil Depletion Protocol (2006).

He is a journalist, educator, editor, lecturer, and a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on “Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community”. Since 2002, he has given over three hundred lectures on Peak Oil to a wide variety of audiences"from insurance executives to peace activists, from local and national elected officials to Jesuit volunteers.

Richard Heinberg appears prominently in the film The End of Suburbia (2003), which has been widely screened in NZ, as well as more recent documentaries such as 11th Hour (produced and narrated by Leonardo diCaprio, 2007); and Oil, Smoke & Mirrors (2006).

Richard will be in New Zealand for a week giving talks in Auckland, Wellington and at the Eco Show in Taupo.

His website is www.richardheinberg.com

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