Peak Oil in the European Parliament

Posted on May 6, 2011


On Tuesday 3 May The Greens and the European Free Alliancce arranged a Peak Oil seminar in the EU Parliament entitled: Peak oil -weaning Europe off its oil addiction.

Part I: Peak oil and peak oil evidence Activities in Different EU Member States

Summary of the Peak Oil situation
Kjell Aleklett, President of ASPO International

Jeremy Leggett, UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security

Lord Ron Oxburgh, UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Peak Oil and Gas

Part II: The EU and peak oil – Analyses and Policy Measures

Chair: Hughes Belin (energy journalists)

Marjeta Jager, Director for General Policies – DG MOVE – EU transport policy and peak oil

January Panek, Head of Unit Coal and Oil “DG Energy – EU Energy Policy and peak oil

Tassos Haniotis – Director – Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluations at DG AGRI – EU agriculture policy and Peak Oil

Debate and discussion Between MEPs and speakers

Conclusions: Claude Turmes MEP, Vice-President of the Greens / EFA Group in the EP

You can listen to the latter part and questions.

After the seminar were a few interviews and you can see them here:

Kjell Aleklett

Jeremy Leggett

Lord Ron Oxburgh

I hope that other parties will arrange similar seminars.

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