Media release: u3a online faces scary facts about energy crisis

Peter Cameron

RENOWNED expert on energy law, Professor Peter D Cameron, will reveal to u3a what lies behind the current energy crisis.

His talk is free to watch at u3a Online Across Scotland (OAS) on Monday 7 November, from 2.30pm – 3.30pm.  Current and potential u3a members can also join a short discussion using this Zoom link: Meeting ID: 885 5543 2588 Passcode: 111522

u3a OAS founder, Ann Keating, said: “All of us are worried about soaring energy bills. So we wanted to find out more about this state of affairs and any possible solutions. Professor Peter Cameron is one of the world’s leading authorities on energy law. His talk is on: The Energy Crisis in our Lives: how it started and what we might do next.

“u3a online sessions let our members question experts in their field and take part in interesting virtual discussions. Our digital u3a also enables people to enjoy learning new things in various groups and to try out new activities. Adults who are no longer in full-time work can sample what a community u3a offers using this digital platform. Whether housebound or home-based, u3a OAS will have something to interest you.”


Notes for editors:

  1. The u3a: Online Across Scotland (OAS) guest speaker on 3 November 2022 is Professor Peter D Cameron. He is currently Professor of International Energy Law and Director of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee in Scotland UK.  Peter Cameron is also a barrister (England & Wales) and sits as an arbitrator at various international dispute settlement bodies.
  1. For details about u3a: OAS events please contact Ann Keating on 07757 976936. Current and non-u3a members access this free session via the OAS Events page:
  1. U3: OAS was developed in 2020 in response to the pandemic and COVID 19 Average annual u3a membership is around £25 a year, £10 for u3a OAS only.
  1. Scotland has 52 community u3as with around 10,000 members who form part of a UK-wide and international educational movement ( Local volunteers lead these self-help learning co-operatives for people no longer in full-time work or who are unable to work. The u3a motto is ‘Learn, laugh, live’.
  1. 2022 is u3a’s ruby anniversary. A series of events will celebrate 40 years of this national learning organisation which has more than 1,000 u3as in the UK:

Contact: Ann Keating
Phone: 07757976936