Taking on Tarmageddon

12 December 2012, 16:30 - 18:00

Speakers:
Dr Damien Short and Jennifer Huseman (MA), authors of “‘A slow industrial genocide’: tar sands and theindigenous peoples of northern Alberta” Rik Ganley, People & Planet student activist and participant in Taking on Tarmageddon
Organised by:
Human Rights Consortium
Event Type:
Seminar
Venue:
STB2 (Stewart House, basement)
Venue Details:

Stewart House
University of London
32 Russell Square 
London WC1B 5DN

 

Description

Join two groups of young campaigners on anemotional journey exploring the human cost of thebiggest industrial project on the planet. Canada’star sands cover an area the size of England & Walescombined and produce 3-5 times the emissionsof conventional oil. Living in the heart of this areCanada’s First Nation communities whose lands andrights have been trampled on by the tar sands.

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