Thursday, 17 March 2011

Transition talk Henley And Reading 'Economic Crisis in the Era of Peak Oil' by Nicole Foss 21st March

Henley in Transition and Transition Reading
A Century of Challenges Economic Crisis in the Era of Peak Oil
A talk by Nicole Foss

Henley Town Hall: Monday 21st March 2011
7:00 for 7:30pm
Admission Free

The continuing economic crisis, escalating fuel costs and rising food prices are
symptoms of problems with the financial system, depleting world resources and
climate change. Nicole Foss presents a very accessible analysis of the predicament
that faces us all. No jargon. No esoteric technical terms. She predicts a challenging future - but also suggest actions we can all take to minimise its effects.

Nicole is an academic, with degrees in biology and law, a post-graduate diploma in air and water pollution control and a masters in international law in

She was a Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, where she specialized in nuclear safety in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union,
and conducted research into electricity policy at the EU level. Nicole ran the Agri-Energy Producers' Association of Ontario, where she has focused on farm
based biogas projects and grid connections for renewable energy. Recognising the interrelationship between energy and economics she has studied the world financial system for two decades.

There will be a collection towards Nicole’s expenses -
Suggested donation £5 ( Nobody turned away )

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