Imagining a City Without Oil

2006 22 Sep
7:00pm - 10:44pm

Date: Friday, September 22 at 7pmVenue: The Adult High School, 300 Rochester Street at Gladstone. OttawaAdmission: $10Capital Ward Councillor Clive Doucet invites you to a talk by James Howard Kunstler, social critic and author of The Long Emergency and Geography of Nowhere. Mr. Kunstler will discuss the crisis predicted around the occurrence of "Peak Oil".Showing that we are moving locally to begin the transformation to Peak Oil, Jonathan Westeinde from Windmill Developments will also be speaking as an area developer. Jonathan will be identifying the barriers and the progress that has been made in the efforts to date in the green building community.Councillor Doucet's office is sponsoring these talks with the assistance of Imagine Ottawa and other community groups.Tickets are available through Octopus Books and will be available at specified times at the Glebe Community Centre, as well as Clive's office.Clive Doucet's website: www.clivedoucet.comOn the following day ( Saturday, Sept 23 ), Imagine Ottawa will be hosting a day-long City Social Forum.(James Kunstler is the author of The Long Emergency: Surving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes at the end of the 21st Century. Books will be available for sale at the event for a price of $17.95. Mr. Kunstler will also be signing books that evening.)

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