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Speaker(s): Jeremy Rifkin
Chair: Professor David Held
Recorded on 8 May 2007 at Old Theatre, Old Building
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.