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Concurrent session

Extreme Oil: The Politics of Extraction


November 18, 2017 at 2:30pm - 3:45pm


Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC), University of Alberta
with Ian Hussey, Emma Jackson, and Eric Pineault
In this era of extreme oil, we are confronted with the problem of unburnable but extractable oil reserves. Can we overcome the economic, social, and political inertia created by Big Oil and captured state institutions to fulfill our treaty and environmental obligations?