All-Party Parliamentary Group 

for Earth Science


Meetings to be held in 2009

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

Date

Tuesday 20 January 2009 (Parliamentary and Scientific Committee)
Have we passed Peak Oil yet?
Dr Steven Koonin (Chief Scientist BP)
Steven Sorrell (Senior Fellow, Sussex Energy Group Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU) University of Sussex

Tuesday 17 March 2009
Using national collections to address 21st Century problems
Professor Andy Fleet (Keeper of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum)
Dr Richard Herrington (Mineralogy Department, Natural History Museum)
Dr Eva Valsami-Jones (Mineralogy Department, Natural History Museum)

Tuesday 9 June 2009
Mining, Communities and Politics
Jon Samuel (International Social and Community Development Manager, Anglo American) and
Hugh Elliott (International Government Relations Manager, Anglo American)

Tuesday 15 July 2009
AGM

Tuesday 20 October 2009
The Role and Evolutionary History of the Polar egions in the Earth System
Professor Nicholas Owens (Director, British Antarctic Survey) and
Dr Alistair Crame (Science Leader, Environmental Change and Evolution, British Antarctic Survey)

Tuesday 8 December 2009
The Political and Economic Implications of Tanzania’s Mineral Resources, including Tanzanite - Tanzania’s Blue Gemstone
David Hargreaves (Director, Fair Trade Gemstones) and Liv Carroll (Senior Geologist, Wardell Armstrong)


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