Concerned about Peak Oil and Canberra's energy future?
— leading energy and climate change analyst
"Australia's Energy & Climate Change Dilemma
- the case for emergency action"
Hosted by Shane Rattenbury, MLA, ACT Greens Member for Molonglo
196 London Circuit, Canberra
5.30 - 6.30pm
Thursday 23 May 2013
Refreshments available from 5pm
Richard Heinberg spoke at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Opera House. The video is available here
In June 2010, Prime Minister Julia Gillard famously said: Australia should not hurtle down the track towards a big population.
She was distancing herself from her predecessor Kevin Rudd, who had famously said on ABC TV's 7.30 Report that he believed in a “Big Australia”, of 36 million by 2050.
While in Australia Richard Heinberg has featured in the media recently:
Community radio station 2XX has made available Richard Heinberg's talk from September 21:
ACT Peak Oil is pleased to announce acclaimed author and Peak Oil expert Richard Heinberg will be in Canberra to speak at a local event on Friday September 21 at ANU Manning Clark Theatre 1, 7pm
Richard Heinberg is touring Australia as a guest of Sustainable Population Australia and sustainable population activist Dick Smith. The Canberra leg of his tour is cosponsored by ACT Peak Oil, The Australia Institute, Nature and Society Forum and See-Change.
UPDATE: Tour itinerary available
Monday 13 February, 7:00 - 9:00pm - Nicole Foss: Preparing the nation, your community and family for peak oil and deflation in the coming economic environment.
CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street, Acton (turn up the hill at the roundabout in Clunies Ross Street)
The Canberra Times published the following letter from ACT Peak Oil President Jenny Goldie on March 2.