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Lecture on 25 August 2021 at 7pm: “Green Minerals – How Mining will Save the Planet” By Eoin McGrath (Geological Survey Ireland)
August 257:00 pm - 8:00 pm
When: Wednesday 25th August, 2021, 7pm
Where: Online via Zoom
With the climate crisis driving society away from its reliance on fossil fuels and towards more renewable energy sources, this talk will explore the future of mining and the minerals sector. The opportunities and challenges of decarbonising our society and the increasing role of minerals in our future will be discussed.
Eoin McGrath is head of the minerals programme at Geological Survey Ireland. Prior to joining the survey he worked extensively across multiple areas of geology, spending a decade travelling the world exploring for new mineral deposits. He has also worked for the mining regulator and in academic research groups both in Ireland and abroad. Since the pandemic hit he has been locked in his home office in Waterford gazing longingly at the outdoors and hopes this will be one of his final virtual talks.
Zoom details will be sent on the day to those who have registered
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