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U.S. Peak Oil Expert Richard Heinberg

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When:

  • Thu 11 Oct ’07

Where:

Lecture Theatre 1, Rutherford House, Victoria University Pipitea Campus, Bunny St, Wellington Region

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

The Green Party is proud to host Richard Heinberg.

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

For more details visit www.greens.org.nz/campaigns/peakoil

For Wellington contact details please contact Gareth Hughes 027 422 9290 climatechange@greens.org.nz

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