07 May '11, 6pm

Brussels vs. Barbastro: two peak oil conferences #peakoil

The logo of the Barbastro conference on peak oil. A bit of an unlikely place for such a conference, a small town in the Southern Pyrenees, in Spain. But the UNED is a major Spanish University that works on the concept of "Distance Learning" It is not usual to have two peak conferences in a row; spaced of just a few days from each other. But that happened this year, with the ASPO-9 conference held in Brussels, Belgium on April 27-29, and with the conference titled "Peak oil, fact or fiction? " held in Barbastro (Spain) on May 5-7; organized by the UNED (Universidad National de Educacion a Distancia). The two conferences had the same theme and at least one common speaker (Chris Skrebowsky). Several people attended both and I was one of them; so I think I can tell you a little about this full immersion of nearly two weeks on peak oil and related subjects. So, first of all let...

Full article: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-05-07/brussels...

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