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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

Durham Energy Institute-Centre for Life Public Debate: Carbon Capture - Do we need it?

17th March 2011, 15:30 to 17:00, Life Theatre, Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP

The Government has committed to Carbon Capture & Storage where large volumes of CO2 are stored deep under the North Sea. But how much do we know about the process, is it safe & suitable for the North-East?

The debate takes the BBC Question Time format and is intended as a platform for attendees to ask questions that further their knowledge on carbon capture; and gives the wider public the opportunity to raise any fears and concerns about the implementation of the technology in North East England with a panel of experts.

Panelists include

  • Prof Jon Gluyas, Durham Energy Institute
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
  • Ross Weddle,CoRe Coop
  • Sandy Irvine, Green Party.

The debate is chaired by Professor Paul Younger of Newcastle University.

This public event forms part of Newcastle ScienceFest 2011. It is free and open to all but registration is essential. To reserve tickets online, please go to the Booking Form.

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