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“A Century of Peak Oil Predictions” by Mason Inman

Date

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time

05:15pm -

Location

POB 2.302

Description

The University of Texas Energy Symposium will host journalist Mason Inman for a discussion about the long record of predictions of peak oil, based on his new book, The Oracle of Oil (W.W. Norton), the first biography of M. King Hubbert, the maverick geologist known for the “Hubbert curve” as “the father of peak oil” for his predictions of oil shortages.

Inman has written widely about energy and the environment for Scientific American, Nature, Science,New Scientist, and National Geographic News.