Perth Seminar with ASPO President Kjell Aleklett  

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The WA Sustainable Transport Coalition's latest newsletter is out, plugging their upcoming seminar with Professor Kjell Aleklett at UWA (my almer mata for those who care about such things).

Free evening seminar organised by STC and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies with Prof. Kjell Aleklett, President of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas. Monday 21st November at 6.30pm

The Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO) is a prestigious organisation promoting professional discussion of Peak Oil, holding annual International Workshops on Oil Depletion in Europe. As President since 2003, Professor Aleklett is in a unique position to review the conflicting forecasts, to explain the basis for their differences and the probability of the differing scenarios. The possibility of Peak Oil occurring within five years should be included in all WA planning and business scenarios. Those who bet the farm on 'business as usual' are likely to suffer adversely.

Other interesting snippets include a candidate running for the NRMA board on a peak oil platform (which is more realistic than the guy who has posters up on some roads around here proclaiming that he will cut fuel prices and eliminate road tolls if elected - presumably he is a magician) and the president of Shell saying no new refineries are needed.

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