Recently, new data on available oil reserves, new deep-water deposits, oil sands and especially “shale gas” has given rise to concerns about what these resources means from a climate perspective. The seminar “Peak Oil Postponed?” Aims to analyze the importance of these tasks.
Charles AS Hall, a professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and one of the authors of the book Energy and the Wealth of Nations. Hall has coined the term Eroi, “energy return on investment” and highlights this concept the significance of the various assets, net energy.
Participating is one of the most renowned in the field, Professor Kjell Aleklett of Uppsala University and chairman and co-founder of ASPO. Aleklett published earlier this year, a summary of ten years of controversial research about “peak oil” theory in the book “Peeking at Peak Oil.”
Presenters and discussion leaders: Eva Alfredsson and Wijkman
The seminar will be shown live here 7 november 2012, 17:00 to 18:30