THE OIL MACHINE at Picturehouse Central, London


Tuesday, 08 Nov 2022 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Picturehouse Central
Corner of Great Windmill Street and Shaftesbury Avenue
Piccadilly Circus
London W1D 7DH
United Kingdom
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Why we can't afford North Sea Oil even in a cost-of-living crisis – a post-screening debate coinciding with COP27, featuring

  • Terry Macalister, journalist, former Energy Editor of The Guardian, co-author of Crude Britannia (hosting)
  • Tessa Khanclimate change and human rights lawyer, and founder of Uplift
  • Ann Pettifor, economist and author of The Case for the Green New Deal


£17.20 GBP
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XR Linköping welcomes you to movie night!
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Register on the Facebook event by responding "Going" to this event. The hall can accommodate 50 people.

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