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Unformatted text preview: LearnEnglish Professionals OIL CRISIS AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2006 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to a radio program in which an economist and a writer are discussing the oil crisis and alternatives to oil. Presenter Oil is back in the news. I have with me today economist Dr Geoffrey Rodham, and writer and activist Susan Crane. Firstly, Dr Rodham, for those of us old enough to remember the oil crises of 1973, or the early eighties, this all seems rather familiar. Dr Rodham . Well, in fact the situation is far more complicated now. There have been a whole string of events: Iraq is one obvious factor, but then there are the threats to oil companies in Nigeria, the crisis surrounding Yukos in Russia, not to mention the weather....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.
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