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Spokes Spring Public Meeting Tonight

Posted by chdot on March 18, 2008

Note: Meeting for anyone – not just Spokes members

Date: Wednesday March 19th

Subject: Climate Change, Oil Supply & Cycle Policy

Place: Augustine United Church, Geo. IV bridge (map)

Time: 7.30, (open 6.45 for coffee, stall, chat)

Speakers (one for each segment):

  • David Somervell, University of Edinburgh Energy Manager
  • Dr Mandy Meikle, Depletion Scotland
  • Kirsty Lewin, Scottish Government Sustainable Transport Team head

Spokes says: “The climate change and peak oil challenges will be outlined; we will be told how government cycling policy intends to respond; then time for questions and debate.

“Background – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has published the final report of its current series. It reviews climate change data, the causes, the projected impacts, and how to adapt and to mitigate. For peak oil and the future of oil supply see”

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