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David Rutledge: “Hubbert’s Peak: The Coal Question” on April 13

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Who: David Rutledge, California Institute of Technology
What: “Hubbert’s Peak, The Coal Question, and Climate Change”
When: Tuesday, April 13th from 6:30 – 8:00pm
Where: Irvine Auditorium

Professor David Rutledge of the California Institute of Technology will present a talk called “Hubbert’s Peak, The Coal Question, and Climate Change” Tuesday, April 13th, at 6:30 p.m. in Irvine Auditorium.  Professor Rutledge will discuss the varying estimates of peak coal production in the United States, and what dwindling coal reserves mean for climate change and energy policy. The event is for all audiences, free of charge, and will be followed by a short reception.

Professor Rutledge is also the author of the upcoming book, “Hubbert’s Peak: The Coal Question.” As a researcher at the Carnegie Melon department of Engineering and Public Policy, Professor Rutledge is uniquely situated to discuss both the technical and policy implications of coal consumption.

This free event is sponsored by the Monterey Institute of International Studies & the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

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