Past Event

Daniel Yergin: On Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

Thu, Oct 13 2011 - 6:00pm

Daniel Yergin:  On Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

Executive Vice President and Chairman, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates; CNBC Global Energy Expert; Author, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize, established him as one of the world’s foremost energy authorities. In his sequel, The Quest, Yergin offers inside stories of the oil market, the rise of the "petrostate", and the race to control the resources of the former Soviet empire. Are we approaching peak oil? Will China’s hunger for energy put it on a crash course with the United States?  What are the prospects for biofuels, wind and solar power? Join a renowned expert for a conversation about powering our future in the era of climate change.

Location:  SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing and reception
Cost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Part of the Innovating California Series sponsored by Chevron. The speakers and audience will be videotaped for future broadcast on the Climate One TV show on KRCB TV 22 on Comcast and DirecTV.