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“Energy Reality Check: A CoRE Project Special Event”

June 11, 2008 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

So the cost of a gallon of gas has reached $4.00. Yet our nation is consuming imported oil and natural gas at a steadily increasing rate. Meanwhile, we may now have passed through the pivotal point of “Peak Oil,” leaving the world with an inexorably diminishing supply of oil in the face on continuously growing demand. When we look to our leaders for solutions, the best they can come up with is a “Gas Tax Holiday”!!

The folks at the CoRE Project think it’s time for an “Energy Reality Check.” There is mounting evidence that high energy prices are here to stay and that still higher prices are on the way. Prices for gasoline are already $8/gal in Ireland and $12 in England. Retired University of New Hampshire professor Clifford Wirth will be in Troy will present his analysis of just how serious is the predicament that we are facing, followed by a panel discussion. Event includes a community potluck.

Clifford Wirth leads a group of professionals with diverse backgrounds
in academics, energy policy, oil industry, engineering, electric
utilities, economic development, applied policy analysis,
environmental science, and local, state, and federal government. The
group is experienced in practical problem-solving, contingency
planning, and risk management. They are dedicated to advising
individuals and organizations on how to best handle the challenges of
Peak Oil.

The Community Renewable Energy (CoRE) Project is a loosely constituted
group of concerned citizens from the Hudson-Mohawk region who work to
raise awareness of energy issues and advocate for conservation and a
migration to less energy intensive public infrastructure.

3361 6th Ave
Troy, 12180 United States
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