Oil and its future across the world is the focus of the current issue of Foreign Policy. Peter Maass contributed a lengthy article highlighting key oil flash points from Nigeria to Venezuela, Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia. Maass will join us next Thursday, October 8 to discuss these challenges in depth. You can read his article, “Scenes from the Violent Twilight of Oil,” here.
To present an alternative view of the oil and energy resources debate, Rayola Dougher, Senior Economic Advisor at the American Petroleum Institute, will be at the World Affairs Council on Thursday, October 15. Dougher will discuss industry perspectives and the benefits that responsible policy in the energy sector can provide Northern California and the world.