Petrol prices are higher than ever. Road hauliers and
farmers are threatening more fuel protests. They would have us believe that Government Tax is behind the prices rises. Gordon Brown claims that the high prices are a result of price fixing by the OPEC cartel of oil producing countries. But is there a deeper cause?
Many serious academics and retired oil-industry experts believe we are approaching - or have already reached - ‘Peak Oil’, the point at which we have used up half the world’s supply of the black stuff, and are producing more than we ever will again. From here on, it is argued, we will be
running out, and as demand exceeds supply, oil prices will rise dramatically.
So are we ‘Running on Empty’? Come along to this
Bicycology Film Night and find out the facts about ‘Peak Oil’, how Cuba responded to it’s own crisis of Peak Oil, and discuss how we can respond in this country.
The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (53 mins)
Last Boy Riding (17 mins)
"Bicycology uses creative methods to encourage environmental responsibility.
Its aim is to promoting cycling as a healthy, practical and enjoyablealternative to high-carbon lifestyles, and to challenge the politics and economics that have led us down the road to environmental destruction and massive global injustice"