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Public lecture featuring Thomas Homer-Dixon ***NEW DATE***

Public lecture featuring Thomas Homer-Dixon

***NEW DATE***Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 6:00p.m.

Rex's Den (formerly Bluff's Restaurant, in the Student Centre)



Political scientist and international relations expert Thomas Homer Dixon holds the Centre for International Government Innovation Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada, and is Professor in the Centre for Environment and Business in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He will discuss the issues raised in his more recent book, Carbon Shift: How the Twin Crises of Oil Depletion and Climate Change Will Define the Future. Homer-Dixon argues that the twin crises of climate change and peaking oil production are really one: a carbon problem. 


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