Sierra Club film fundraiser

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - 15:32

 

Sierra Club presents: Blue Gold a film screening fundraiser

On Tuesday, July 20th, the Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada will be hosting a film screening fundraiser to support its upcoming conference on water conservation. The conference, part of a national campaign, provides grassroots groups, community leaders and municipal staff with tools and resources to achieve sustainable water conservation practices. To cover the costs of the conference, the Atlantic Chapter will be showing Blue Gold: World Water Wars.

Blue Gold :World Water Wars is based on a book by Maude Barlow and Tony Clark. It sheds light on the world's rapidly approaching water crisis and suggests that wars of the future will be fought over water, as they today over oil, as the source of all life enters the global marketplace and political arena. As we pollute and waste away our very limited supply, corporate giants are working to make the building block of our globe a commodity, privatizing developing countries' fresh water. In the midst of this, military control of water is rising, setting the stage for world water wars.

To find out more about the conference, or to register, email James Hutt at Jamesh@sierraclub.ca

 

Dalhousie Student Union Building - Rm 224
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Halifax
Canada
44° 38' 13.8516" N, 63° 35' 19.7772" W
CA
James Hutt

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