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Film: Peak Oil for Policy Makers (Portland Premier)

St. Francis Church Dining Hall
1182 SE Pine St
Portland, Oregon 97214, US (map)



Renowned oilman T. Boone Pickens is talking openly about $300/barrel oil. Oil industry insiders are saying we face a peak in global oil production as early as 2012. What's the future of oil global oil supplies, and what does it mean for government policymakers?

Post Carbon Institute's 'Peak Oil for Policymakers' DVD includes timely presentations by four leading experts on peak oil (the all-time high point of global oil production) and what it means for local, state and national governments:

Peak Oil for Policymakers - is an executive summary of the peak oil problem and its implications for the global and national economies. By world-renowned peak oil author and lecturer Richard Heinberg and Post Carbon Institute founder Julian Darley.

Post Carbon Cities - explores what peak oil means for leaders at the local level and how some cities in the U.S. and elsewhere are already responding. By Daniel Lerch, author of Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty, the first major guidebook on peak oil for local government officials and staff.

Scenarios Planning for Government - gives an elected official's perspective on peak oil, with the story of one state legislature's recent decision to establish a task force on energy scarcity. By Connecticut State Representative Terry Backer.