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15 October 2013 - John Urry and Anthony Elliott discuss Mobilities and Society Beyond Oil
29 April 2013 - BBC R4 Thinking Allowed - The Power of Oil - Laurie Taylor presents a special programme which explores the role of oil in shaping our society, economy and environment. He talks to John Urry of CeMore and Lancaster Univeristy, and James Marriott of Platform, co-author with Mika Minio-Paluello of 'The Oil Road', whose research took them from the oil fields of the Caspian Sea to the refineries and financial centres of Northern Europe.
Monika Buscher - Mobile Methods for a Mobile World?
Monika Buscher - Mobile Publics: encounter of a new kind?
Monika Buscher - What happens to Mobility in Crisis?
James Faulconbridge - How did business travel become a one-way ticket?
John Urry - Are driverless cars a part of the future?
John Urry - Is Post Automobile Mobility Possible?
John Urry - Space tourism: the final frontier?
John Urry - The Threat Hanging over our Global Travel
John Urry - What is the Mobility Turn?
John Urry - Urban Age Electric City: - Sociotechnical scenarios for the future of the city
Four visions, three dimensions: the future of 3D printing - The Conversation, John Urry and Thomas Birtchnell
The film, produced by Duncan Stewart, examines the debate surrounding climate change and explores why there is such a disconnect between the relatively clear-cut concerns of the world's most prominent scientists and the misinformation that circulates in public whenever the issue is taken up by politicians and PR specialists. The film contains insights from scientists and experts worldwide.
Greedy Lying Bastards: US filmmaker attacks oil industry
Craig Rosebraugh's new documentary highlights the 'influence, deceit and corruption' of fossil fuel industry
Craig Rosebraugh, a US filmmaker and political activist, has produced a feature-length documentary that demands to be seen. Greedy Lying Bastards– if the trailer and impressive roster of interviewees are anything to go by, it's likely to cause quite a stir.
Filmed over the past two years and across nine countries, Greedy Lying Bastards claims to be a "searing indictment of the influence, deceit and corruption that defines the fossil fuel industry":
Thomas Birtchnell attended "Performing the City" in London and presented a paper on mobility scooters on a street in a council estate, photos here:
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