Voices from the waters – Conference

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City: Bangalore
Location: Auditorium
Date: Mon, 2012/09/03 (All day)

Voices from the waters:

 Energy Matters: a dialogue on energy, land, livelihoods and water

September 3, 2012

Alliance Française, Thimmiah Road, Bangalore

10:00- 10:30

Introductions and Setting the context

George Kutty, Bangalore Film Society

10:30- 11:30

Overview of the politics of energy understanding production and distribution, equity and issues of energy security.


ED, Amnesty International, India.

( to be confirmed)



 Session theme: The true cost of the current energy paradigm



The cost of nuclear energy

V T Padmanabhan

12:30- 1:15

Endangering our Waters through coal expansion: Short film and discussion

Jai Krishna , Greenpeace

1:15- 2:15


2:15- 3:00

Expansion of coal and the impacts on the rights of communities : Short film and discussion

Priya Pillai


3:00- 3:30

Open discussion

Session theme:  Exploring Alternatives


3:30- 4:15

Electricity for all: Decentralised Renewable energy

Avinash Krishnamurthy, Biome

4:15- 5:00

Biofuels: potentials and challenges

Y B Ramakrishna, Taskforce on Bio-fuels in Karnataka

Concluding remarks

For more information contact:

Tomba Rajkumar – 8861625732