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Snake Oil: Richard Heinberg at UBC

February 18, 2014

Richard Heinberg speaks on his newest book Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future, covering the short-term nature of the recent North American oil boom and the financial bubble that supports it. Heinberg covers the implications of the 2016-2017 peak in unconventional output by providing essential information for any community facing the false promises of companies planning to extract reality.

Event Partners Included: Village Vancouver, Post Carbon Institute and the UBC Sustainability Initiative. Recorded 25 February, 2014.