Film at the Hub – The Oil Machine
Followed by a discussion with Casper Hughes, James Dyke and Sarah Finch. 6.30pm, 17 February, Climate Action Hub 60 Bedford St EX1 1GJ
How can we break our addition to oil? Join us for an inspiring screening and conversation about our energy future.
The Oil Machine explores our economic, historical and emotional entanglement with fossil fuels by looking at the conflicting imperatives around North Sea oil & gas. This invisible machine at the core of our economy and society now faces an uncertain future as activists and investors demand change. Is this the end of oil?
The film brings together a wide range of voices from oil company executives, economists, young activists, oil workers, pension fund managers, and considers how this machine can be tamed, dismantled or repurposed. climate targets of a safe and peaceful future for our children. Followed by a Q&A and thinking about what we can do locally and encourage nationally. The panel will consist of local climate scientists Tim Lenton and James Dyke and Sarah Finch who have a landmark case being heard shortly at the Supreme Court.