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Energy Security: Why Oil's Days are Numbered -- and What We Can Do About It
Date Wednesday May 25
Time 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Details
312 Sutter St.
San Francisco 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
Event: The dramatic recent rise in oil prices reflects the fact that for the first time in more than two decades, there is virtually no spare oil production capacity left—with far-reaching implications for national security, economic stability, and all of our pocketbooks. An energy economy based on renewable sources of energy, highly efficient technologies, and hydrogen fuel could foster a more secure world---one that is less vulnerable to chaos in the Middle East and to the threat of climate change provoked by heavy use of fossil fuels.
When: Wednesday, May 25th; check-in: 5:30 PM, program: 6:00 PM
What: Lecture. “Energy Security: Why Oil's Days are Numbered -- and What We Can Do About It.”
Who: Christopher Flavin, the Worldwatch Institute’s President, has written and lectured widely on energy issues since 1980. He has authored dozens of articles and papers on the subject, including the 1994 book, Power Surge: Guide to the Coming Energy Revolution. He previously served as the Institute's Director of Research and Senior Vice President. Chris serves on the Board of Directors of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the American Council on Renewable Energy, the Climate Institute, and the Energy and Environmental Studies Institute. He earned a B.A. degree in Economics and Biology from Williams College in Massachusetts
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Added to the calendar on Thursday Apr 28th, 2005 4:45 PM

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