Terry Macalister: A British history of oil

With climate change top of the political agenda this talk looks at the history of oil from the early finds in Iran through the North Sea discoveries to the present day.

Is it the end of the road for carbon fuels and the enormous wealth they brought to Britain and how come Cambridge played a significant role in this extraction industry?

Terry Macalister is a writer who spent 20 years at The Guardian where he was a prize winning Energy Editor.

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Event information

Date

11 Nov 2020

Time

2:15 pm

Location

Wednesday Lecture - online