The Oil Spill in the Gulf
Thursday, July 15, 2010 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Weaver Conference Center | Institute of the Americas | UCSD campus
How the oil spill might shape future energy and environmental policy nationally and globally.
Broader geopolitical issues surrounding the spill and what is termed “oil diplomacy.”
Political risks and fallouts across the industry.
Challenges faced by journalists in covering environmental disasters: How to obtain timely and accurate information, how to report on environmental issues of the magnitude of the spill and be engaging in delivering the news.
Reservations are not necessary and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The panel, part of the Institute’s Jack F. Ealy Workshop for Latin American science journalists includes: Nilmini Silva-Send …… Senior Policy Analyst, Energy Policy Initiatives Center, University of San Diego (USD) Eric Watkins …………… Oil Diplomacy Editor, Oil & Gas Journal Mikkal Herberg ………. Adjunct professor, UCSD’s Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) and Former Director for Global Energy and Economics in the Strategic Planning group at ARCO Gary Robbins ………….. Science Reporter, San Diego Union-Tribune Jeremy Martin ………… Director of the Energy Program, Institute of the Americas (Moderator)
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