Energy extraction is wreaking havoc on our environment . Come and bring your friends to this important meeting . Learn about the links between the tar sands, fracking, pipelines and tankers and the alternatives to their destructive impacts.
Climate Crimes OR Real Solutions?
Fracking, Tar Sands, Pipelines, Tankers
Mother Earth Day, Sunday April 22, 7:30 pm
Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Rooms, Vancouver Public Library Downtown – 350 West Georgia Street
Do you know how fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for natural gas is connected to the Tar Sands?
Find out about the systemic solutions the 1% and Big Oil and Gas don’t want us to talk about!
Ben Parfitt is the resource policy analyst with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives — BC Office. He is the author of the Climate Justice Project report Fracking Up Our Water, Hydro Power and Climate: BC’s reckless pursuit of shale gas.
Tria Donaldson is a youth Indigenous activist with a strong focus on climate justice. She has been involved with the goBeyond project, the Sierra Youth Coalition, and the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition.
Eric Doherty is a transportation planner and environmental consultant. He co-authored the Climate Justice Project report Transportation Transformation: Building Complete Communities and a Zero-Emission Transportation System.
Organized by the Council of Canadians Vancouver-Burnaby Chapter and the Occupy Vancouver Environmental Justice Group
System Change Not Climate Change!