Why are gasoline prices going up? How will it affect our lives? will be answered by the documentary, End of Suburbia, and oil expert, Matthew Simmons. See
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"Why are gasoline prices going up? How will it affect
our lives?" will be answered by the documentary, End of Suburbia,
and oil expert, Matthew Simmons. See them at the Museum of Fine
Arts on September 14, 7pm. Simmons, who is interviewed in the
documentary, will answer questions after the movie. Simmons has
spoken to 30 industry groups on the future of oil supplies in the last
Please bring a friend to this provocative evening.
CONTACT: Reginald Adams
August 5, 2005
End of Suburbia and
Matthew Simmons Wednesday, September 14,
7pm, at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Synopsis of the movie:
Since World War II North Americans have invested much of their newfound
wealth in suburbia. It has promised a sense of space, affordability,
family life and upward mobility. But as we enter the 21st century,
serious questions are beginning to emerge about the sustainability of
this way of life. With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, the End
of Suburbia explores the American way of life and its prospects
as the planet approaches a critical era, as global demand for fossil
fuels begins to outstrip supply. World Oil Peak and the inevitable
decline of fossil fuels are upon us, say some experts in this
Matthew Simmons, who is interviewed in the documentary, is the CEO of the
world's largest Energy Investment Bank, Simmons & Co. International,
with clients including Halliburton and the World Bank. Simmons is a also
a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations and the National
Petroleum Council's Natural Gas Task Force and, as such, has contributed
"insider" perspective and hard facts to the study of Peak Oil
and its effects.
Mr. Simmons will be available to answer questions after the screening of
the End of Suburbia on Wednesday, September 14, 7pm at the
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet at Main Street.
Price: $6:00/person ($5.00 for museum members, seniors &
students) Presented by: the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Film Sponsors: Documentary Alliance, Realfilms & The Houston
Sierra Club Contact: Reginald Adams, 713-269-2711
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