Sustainability Special Interest Group
Working for sustainable development

The Global Energy Challenge; Abundant Fossil Fuels and the Climate Crunch

Date From: 26 March 2013
Date To: 26 March 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Description: Sustainability Special Interest Group guest lecture and AGM.
Event Type: Special Interest Groups
Venue: IChemE, One Portland Place, London, W1B 1PN
Organiser: Sustainability Special Interest Group
Contact Name: Gemma Jones
Contact Phone: +44 (0)1788 534423
Contact Email:

Professor Jim SkeaProfessor Jim Skea holds the Chair in Sustainable Energy at Imperial College, UK and is the Research Councils' UK Energy Strategy Fellow. He is a founding member of the UK Committee on Climate Change and is Vice Chair of IPCC Working Group III (Mitigation).

Skea’s lecture will address the international issues of how additional fossil fuel reserves arising from shale oil and gas impact on the need to reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide and will appeal to chemical engineers involved in the oil and gas and power generation sectors as well as those concerned with sustainability and the environment.

Cost (inc VAT)

£10.00 - open to all

Registration for the lecture will be from 17:30 with refreshments available. The lecture will begin at 18:00. 

Pre-registration is essential for this event. Please register early using registration form available here >>>

Sustainability Special Interest Group AGM

The Sustainability Special Interest Group's AGM will be held at 17:00. All members of the Sustainability Special Interest Group are invited to attend the AGM. 

Further information regarding the AGM is available here >>>


One Portland Place is located at the heart of central London, just a few minutes walk from Oxford Circus underground station. 

Directions are available here >>>

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