Tar Sands

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Oct 12, 2009

H2Oil screening and discussion

rabble staff
One strength of the documentary H2Oil is its focus on the indigenous people downstream from the tar sands. A screening of the film will be followed by a panel discussion at the VIFF Monday.
Columnists
Oct 8, 2009

Climate politics on the way to Copenhagen

We're in the run-up to the December UN climate summit in Copenhagen that will determine how the planet will weather the future, so don't expect things to settle down before the year ends.
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H2Oil and panel discussion at VIFF

Oct 12, 2009
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 36.1488" N, 123° 7' 29.6616" W
British Columbia CA
H2Oil, a challenge to the unregulated development of Alberta's oil sands, will have its West Coast premiere as part of the VIFF.
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Sep 20, 2009

Petropolis

rabble staff
The documentary Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands, directed by Peter Mettler and produced by Greenpeace, premiered at the TIFF.
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Sep 20, 2009

Petropolis, where art meets activism

Judy Rebick
Art and activism comes together in a new way with Peter Mettler's Petropolis, Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands, a searing vision of the devastation that is the tar sands.
Blog
Sep 18, 2009

An ending and a beginning

Emily Hunter
Today the journey to the tar sands comes to an end. I spent this day asking a new question: what can we do about the tar sands?
Blog
Sep 17, 2009

My truth about the tar sands

Emily Hunter
In this journey to the tar sands I wanted to find the truth behind Canada's big oil project. What I came to find surprised me.
Photos
Sep 15, 2009

Stopping the tar sands

rabble staff
Greenpeace activists blocked a three-storey Shell truck in Alberta's tar sands Tuesday. Watch video of the action at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/stoptarsands
Blog
Sep 15, 2009

Downstream to the tar sands

Emily Hunter
Today I went further north than many other individuals in Canada have gone.I went to Fort Chipewyan, a community that as far removed as it is, has been gravely impacted by the tar sands.

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