Panel Debate on Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) and Shale Gas in the UK
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT)
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Energy Leeds Society's Event of the Year - sponsored by the IET North and West Yorkshire branches.
An expert panel debate on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas in the UK: open to all students, staff, academics and members of the public. Click here for an introduction to the issues.
Professor Andrew Heyes - Professor of Energy Technology and Environment, University of Leeds
Professor John Barrett - Professor of Sustainability Research, University of Leeds
Dr. John Blaymires - Chief Operating Officer at IGas Energy PLC
Simon Bowens - Friends of the Earth’s regional campaigner for Yorkshire and the Humber and the North East.
Dr. Liam Herringshaw - PDRA in the ReFINE group (Research Fracking IN Europe), University of Durham
Cllr. Andrew Cooper - Green Party Councillor for Kirklees and environmental spokesperson for the party
Please submit questions to email@example.com including your full name and occupation. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions on the night.
- Technical Aspects & Safety Issues
- Impact on Local Environment
- Impact on Global Environment
- Economics and Energy Security
We expect this event to be popular so please print your free ticket to ensure entrance. The event will take place in the University Refectory starting with complementary refreshments at 18.30. Free parking is available at the University after 16.00 and is best reached via Woodhouse Lane.
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