Jersey Date : 30th April 2015

Jersey Time : 6:30pm (optional dinner)

8:00pm Lecture (free to attend)

Jersey Venue : Pomme D'Or Hotel

Guernsey Date : 29th April 2015

Guernsey Time : 7:30pm

Guernsey Venue : The Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts

This lecture will be presented by Dr Chad Staddon at the The Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts, Guernsey on Wednesday, 29 April and the Pomme D'Or Hotel, Jersey on Thursday, 30 April.

Public interest in the issue of shale gas exploitation (‘fracking’) is on the high following the ending of the moratorium on shale gas exploration and the protests in Sussex, Lincolnshire and Greater Manchester. This presentation will explore some of the key issues surrounding fracking such as the implications for water management, air quality and carbon management.

Dr Chad Staddon is an economic geographer with an international reputation in natural resource policy and management particularly water and forest resources. He is Professor of Resource Economics and Policy at the University of the West of England and Director of the International Water Security Network. His current research interests lie in the areas of better understanding the nature and drivers of urban water demand and changing water – energy relationships.

For Jersey Lectures - Lectures will start at 8:00pm (which are free to attend) but are proceded by an optional dinner, starting at 6:30pm. If you wish to attend the dinner at a cost of £20pp bookings can be made by phone 01534 856566 or email


Fracking - Guernsey.pdf