All-Party Parliamentary Group 

for Earth Science

Meetings held in 2006

2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000


Tuesday 5 December 6.00 – 7.00pm 
 Whisky on the Rocks
Presentation by Steve Cribb, author of 'Whisky on the Rocks'. With an introduction by Dr John Ludden, Executive Director, British Geological Survey.

Tuesday 21 November 6.00 – 7.00pm
Geothermal energy
Presentations by: Jonathan Busby (Geothermal Projects, British Geological Survey), Dr Patrick Ledru (Co-ordinator, the European Concerted Action on Geothermal, Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM) France) and Chris Davidson (Technical Director, Geothermal International Limited)

Tuesday 17 October 6.00 – 7.00pm
Underground coal gasification—clean energy for the future
Presentations by: Kenneth J Fergusson (President, Combustion Engineering Association and former Chief Executive, the Coal Authority), Dr Michael B Green (Director, UCG Partnership Ltd) and Rohan Courtney (Director, UCG Partnership Ltd and Senior Independent Director, Tullow Oil plc).

Tuesday 20 June 6.00 - 7.00 pm
Mine Waste—cleaning up your act

Tuesday 16 May 6.00 – 7.00pm
Making the most of rainy days—science and the social and political impact of water shortage
Presentations by: Trevor Bishop (Head of Water Resource Management, Environment Agency), Andrew McKenzie (Groundwater Information Manager, British Geological Survey) and Mike Pocock (Head of Strategic Planning, Vivendi Water).


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