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Antarctica: A Year on Ice

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2014 Films

U.S. Premiere


Axel Schneppat

6:30 PM
Directed by: Andreas Pichler and Julio Weiss
Venue: Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

THE LITHIUM REVOLUTION (Germany, 2012, 52 min.)

U.S. Premiere Is lithium an answer to the imminent energy crisis and the key to the future? A high-stakes power play with global repercussions is going on around us. In a time when there is a shortage of global resources while energy prices increase, lithium is becoming one of the most in-demand natural resources of the 21st century. Lithium is the basis for a new kind of battery technology and has become essential to the rise of electronic mobility. Written and directed by Andreas Pichler and Julio Weiss. Winner of the Herbert Quandt Media Award.

Panel discussion, moderated by Deborah L. Bleviss, Professor and Acting Director, Energy, Resources and Environment Program, SAIS, including Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs, General Motors, Ambassador R. James Woolsey, Chairman, Foundation for Defense and Democracies and Former Director of Central Intelligence (1993-95), and Diane Munns, Senior Director, Clean Energy Collaboration, Environmental Defense Fund.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW
(Metro: Dupont Circle)

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