PUBLIC LECTURE: Energy and Water for a Warm Crowded World
|Energy and Water for a Warm Crowded World : A free public lecture by Lord Ron Oxburgh
This lecture will discuss the challenges of population growth and meeting the growing needs for energy and water, while neither destroying the other ecosystems on which we depend, nor pushing the Earth’s climate yet further from the norm of the last ten thousand years, and moreover, to do this during a major world financial crisis.
Ron Oxburgh FRS (Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool) is a former UK Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence. He was non-executive Chairman of Shell Transport and Trading until the Company merged with Royal Dutch Petroleum to form Royal Dutch Shell in 2005. He is currently President of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association and Chairman of 2OC and GEO – small greentec startups - and is a foreign member of the US, Australian and German Academies of Science.
This lecture is presented by the UWA Centre for Water Research and the Institute of Advanced Studies.
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